Unrevoke revoked uid

Neil Williams linux at codehelp.co.uk
Tue Aug 17 20:49:53 CEST 2004

On Tuesday 17 August 2004 2:04, Bernhard Walle wrote:

> is it possible to revert a revocation of a UID without simply adding
> the same UID again?

Why would anyone trust such a UID? You can't remove the revoked UID from 
keyservers so it'll always show up. Adding exactly the same UID is only going 
to cause confusion - at least put something in the comment to explain why the 
revoked UID is now trustworthy again.


Neil Williams

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