GD doesn't always accept revocations

Jason Harris jharris at
Wed Feb 9 21:26:19 CET 2005

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 03:01:11PM -0500, Jason Harris wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:53:58PM -0500, David Shaw wrote:

> > 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.


Correction:  Revoked keys _should be_ _removed_ from the GD, period,
in keeping with its stated goals.

Obviously, the keyholder didn't heed the FAQ and has left 0x3EA5F9EF
on the GD.  Unless this is corrected, ldap://
will incorrectly serve the unrevoked version of the key for the next
6 months.

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