Tue Jun 11 20:20:02 2002
At 1:16 PM -0400 6/11/02, David Shaw wrote:
>This is not unusual. Remember that the key preferences and expiration
>date are contained in the self-signature. If the key owner changes
>their prefs or expiration date then a new self-signature will be
That's an interesting (for me at least) information.
If/when a new self-signature is issued, does it overwrite the "primary" or
"original" self-signature that was done as integral part of the key
I always believed that keyservers never delete or change anything in a key
attributes, they just add new data?
I have no idea whether the key owner changed anything to his key at any moment.
>> Therefore, GPG would be right when it says:
>> "gpg: signature packet without keyid"
>This error message is due to the X.509-ish signature on the key. This
>is not part of OpenPGP, and is discarded by GnuPG. The error can be
Noted. Thanks for the feedback.