Bug: Unusable key

Steve Butler sbutler at fchn.com
Fri Feb 6 14:31:24 CET 2004

Sounds good to me, 'cause, for all practical purposes, that public key is
unusable.  It's up to the user to figure out which one of the 101 reasons
applies in this case.  But, sounds like I'm in the minority (my wife reminds
of that quite often).

-----Original Message-----
From: David Shaw [mailto:dshaw at jabberwocky.com]

On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 01:37:16PM -0800, Steve Butler wrote:
> Sometimes the most elegant error message is the one that causes the
> user/driver to think and solve their own problem.  As in "Lights?"  Or, in
> this case:
> 	"Hey Buddy.  That public key (and zero or more sub keys) have major
> problems
> 		 -- check into it."

Heh, I like that.  How about "unusable public key" ?  That pretty much
describes the problem ... ;)

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