Keytypes and changing them

lusfert lusfert at
Tue Nov 8 17:17:01 CET 2005

Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:

> Ok,.. I know that you can set at least the following flags to specify
> the purpose of a key:
> A - authorsation
> C - certification
> E - encryption
> S - signation
What does type "A" mean and where is it used?

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