Set date for signature to expire

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jun 8 13:19:29 CEST 2005

On Wed, 08 Jun 2005 02:09:59 +0200, Per Tunedal Casual said:

> Issuers of X509 certificates use 1 year for soft certificates and 5 years
> for card certificates. I don't know their calculations behind that decision.

That is a different thing: It is the expiration time of the key;
something one should really set and is has been in gpg since the
beginnings.  Key-signatures are different and there is no counterpart
in X.509.



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