Getting KMail to let me encrypt to an unsigned key?

Adam Funk a24061 at
Tue May 16 13:16:48 CEST 2006

On 2006-05-16, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> Adam Funk <a24061 at> writes:
>> I'm not sure what you mean.  Thunderbird (for example) lets the user
>> designate unsigned keys for recipients in the address book and encrypt
>> to them.
> It is up to the MUA on how to handle this.  The generic solution is to
> use a local-key signature.
>> Thanks.  Will it be possible later either to un-lsign the key or to
>> sign it properly (for export)?
> Given that it is a local signature you may simply delete it.  Changing
> this to an exportable signature is possible simply by "sign"ing it.
> gpg will warn you then:
>   Do you want to promote it to a full exportable signature? (y/N)


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