Does a secret key need to be signed?

Christoph Anton Mitterer cam at
Tue Jan 17 16:51:49 CET 2006

Kurt Fitzner wrote:

>My question is, does a secret key actually need to be signed?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but _secret_ keys are never selfsigned, at
least not under normal circumstances...
Perhaps it is allowed to sign it with a 0x1F but I'd have to look this
up in the standard,...

It wouldn't even make sense,...


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