expire function

Neil Williams linux at codehelp.co.uk
Mon Dec 20 15:12:21 CET 2004

On Monday 20 December 2004 12:43 pm, Michael Kirchner wrote:
> Perhaps you might enlighten me: is there an special security problem
> connected to a yearly expire and reissuing of my keys?

You lose all your signatures and therefore trust.

One alternative is to issue a unlimited expiry main key with a subkey that 
expires. You need to then use updated keyservers and you'll get people asking 
why they cannot get/use your key.


Neil Williams

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