Bug: Unusable key
Per Tunedal Casual
pt at radvis.nu
Fri Feb 6 19:39:55 CET 2004
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At 22:11 2004-02-05, you wrote:
>David Shaw wrote:
>>Even if the error list was only printed if there were no usable
>>(sub)keys at all, over time the list would just get longer and longer.
>Are there really users who add periodically a new encryption subkey to their
>keyring and so build up a large list of revoked keys?
Yes, it's recommended in the PGP-manual to regularely change encryptions
keys but keep the signing key. Motivation: you don't loose your signatures
as if you create a completely new key.
That's what I intended to do with the key I had trouble with ...
>Anyway, an error message that just prints something like "all encryption
>keys in this key are revoked or expired" would suffice in this case.
>ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site:
>johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl // http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/index.html
>PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html
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