Questions regarding "Web of Trust"
Sun Nov 3 18:32:01 2002
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On Friday 01 November 2002 06:24, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 03:06:40PM +0100, Armin Herbert wrote:
> > Because I had problems with KMail (either it's only accepting
> > ultimately trusted keys for encrypting mail or it also wants a high
> > owner trust value to do so, I'm not quite sure yet)
> If it does so, it is broken. It makes sense to accept only _valid_
> keys (or have a big fat warning and user confirmation for invalid
> keys), but not to ask owner trust for encrypting to a key.
KMail is of course not broken and yes currently it only allows
encryption with valid keys. As always the correct wording with respect
to valid/trusted might be confusing but the owner trust is definitely
not checked by KMail.
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