RSA subkeys

David david69 at
Fri Feb 4 08:17:46 CET 2005

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 11:24:39AM -0500, Atom Smasher wrote:
> gpg 1.4 is better. no comment on RH9.

I will upgrade to 1.4.

> why not update the expiration date on the subkeys, and keep them? if 
> they're not compromised there's no reason to throw them away.

It may be a good practice if GPG/PGP can automatically consider them as valid
since they are signed with the master key. 

> RSA support is optional in rfc2440. i've been using an RSA only key for a 
> while with no problems, mostly with other gpg users.

Can PGP 5+ handle this kind of key (master RSA + 2 RSA sub-keys)?

Thanks for your help,

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in 
practice, there is."
   - Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut -

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