using a key without self-signature

Werner Koch
Thu May 16 08:55:01 2002

On Wed, 15 May 2002 15:39:11 -0700 (PDT), Len Sassaman said:

> May I suggest that if a uid is signed (or lsigned) by an ultimately
> trusted key, and there is no uid revocation, that it should be usable
> without the allow-non-selfsigned-uid flag?

I also have this idea for quite some while but at that time it was not
possible to sign such a key at all so I didn't bother to implement it.

We can now implement it and I think it is a good idea.