UID changes (was Key Revocation)

Dirk Traulsen dirk.traulsen at lypso.de
Mon Apr 23 11:42:01 CEST 2007

Am 21 Apr 2007 um 23:25 hat Henry Hertz Hobbit geschrieben:
> Once your changes are done, make sure you generate a new
> revocation file with a:
> $ gpg -a --gen-revoke 98E6705C > rev_cpollock_embarqmail_com.asc

Is it really necessary to generate a new revocation certificate if 
you only change the UID?
I thought a revocation certificate is calculated only directly on the 
key itself and so a change of the UIDs would not alter the revocation 


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