Delete key from keyserver
linux at codehelp.co.uk
Sun Oct 23 12:06:29 CEST 2005
On Sunday 23 October 2005 8:15 am, zvrba at globalnet.hr wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 22, 2005 at 10:14:58PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> > ? That key has NO signatures other than yourself! There's no way anyone
> > can trust it. There are NO paths.
> It does, look at:
That path is circular - it leads to your "master" key, to one signature and
then back to you. It doesn't lead to any keys in the strong set.
> Both are signed by my master key which in turn is signed by a friend. My
> scheme is having one "master key" and then I get people to sign that
> master key, which I in turn use to sign my other ad-hoc keys.
There is still no way the web of trust can help your key become trusted
without a signature that links you into the main key sets - preferably the
Compare with some of the paths from my key (including the path (v.short path)
from me to Bob Henson who also replied to your query). (Hi Bob!).
> The downside is, I haven't got many signatures on mine either, so
> it's no big deal :-(
You have enough for your key to be in the strong set:
The most useful thing to do for anyone seeking signatures is to join
biglumber.com - it's linked into the keyserver at kjsl.com
(http://keyserver.kjsl.com:11371/) which makes it very useful for following
paths and working out who could be available for keysigning if you are
With a biglumber listing, Bob wouldn't have had to ask on the list, he could
have simply looked up the details from the keyserver output.
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