Why are my signatures being labelled as bad?

Charly Avital shavital at mac.com
Mon Apr 24 07:47:00 CEST 2006

You cannot cancel your keys at the keyservers, you can revoke them if
you have either secret.key+passphrase or a revocation certificate.


Bob Smits wrote on 4/24/06 12:07 AM:
> On Friday 21 April 2006 03:21, Charly Avital wrote:
>> A 'bad signature' can be caused by many different factors, one frequent
>> cause being a text wrap problem.
>> When a message is not only signed but encrypted+signed, the encryption
>> process *might* write off the cause of a bad signature.
>> You might try sending a signed message to the list; maybe some clue
>> could be found.
> OK. I'm back at the office tomorrow (Monday) and I'll try it then.
>> I have found on the keyservers two keys that seem to belong to you:
>> (1)     Robert Smits <labour at telus.net>
>>           1024 bit RSA key 49E9AF38, created: 2006-04-19
>> (2)     Robert Smits <labour at telus.net>
>>           1024 bit DSA key E7629731, created: 2005-12-31
> Both are out of date, but so far I can't figure out how to cancel them at the 
> keyservers.
> Bob

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