[Sks-devel] stripping GD sigs (was: Re: clean sigs)

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 9 11:02:56 CEST 2005

David Shaw wrote:

>I'd be all in favor of an option where users could elect to filter out
>keys: that would put the user in control.  Forcing your decision on
>others by stripping signatures is a very disturbing step.

Considering the behaviour of the GD, I'd say it's also a practical issue
about resources: if it keeps signing keys like this, an SKS server might
well be in need of seriously more hardware than it is now. Someone's got
to pay for that, amd I don't think all keyserver maintainers want to.

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