GD doesn't always accept revocations
jharris at widomaker.com
Wed Feb 9 21:01:11 CET 2005
On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:53:58PM -0500, David Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:33:19PM -0500, Jason Harris wrote:
> > It seems the GD doesn't always accept revocations for keys it stores:
> > Note that the key is returned from keyserver-beta.pgp.com
> > _without its revocation_:
> https://keyserver-beta.pgp.com/vkd/VKDHelpPGPCom.html :
> Can I post a revoked key to the PGP Global Directory?
> No. The PGP Global Directory includes many features to prevent it
> from being filled with unusable keys. One of these features is that
> the directory does not support revoked keys. Instead of revoking
> your key, simply remove it from the directory.
> In short, it's a feature. I'm not sure I completely like that
> feature, but nevertheless, the GD is operating as intended.
Revoked keys are supposed to be _removed_ from the GD, period.
Jason Harris | NIC: JH329, PGP: This _is_ PGP-signed, isn't it?
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