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

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Sep 10 18:45:59 CEST 2005

On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 05:34:53PM +0200, MUS1876 wrote:
> > I have
> > friends who currently don't want to use PGP because they fear that their
> > keys will be uploaded to a keyserver, and then they will be spammed
> > forever more.
> Hi,
> I totally agree what friends of Alphax say.
> Wouldn't it be cute to have a sepcial option to flag both keys and
> subkeys as non exportable (uploadable) to keyservers? Speaking of myself
> at current, I also don't want to see any of my keys posted to a
> keyserver by someone else, be it on intention or not.

There is such a flag, and GnuPG even sets it by default (type
"showpref" in the --edit-key menu and you'll see "keyserver

Unfortunately, the keyservers don't honor the flag...


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