2 noob problems

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Fri May 20 20:50:22 CEST 2005

Neil Williams wrote:

> Keyservers don't delete signatures so every time you self-sign, it remains on 
> the keyserver. Deleting the signature once a key has been sent to a keyserver 
> is pointless because refreshing the key will always import all the old 
> signatures.

What's the reasoning behind this?  Would it not be possible/logical for
the keyserver, or gpg's import process, to simply discard all but the
most recent signature from any single key?

-Alex Mauer "hawke"
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