Questions about generating keys

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Sat Aug 25 21:34:47 CEST 2007

Oskar L. wrote:
>> Ultimately, you trust _someone_.  Which is precisely the point I made:
>> trust underlies everything.  Without that fundamental trust, there's no
>> point talking about authenticity.
> If that someone is yourself, do you still call it trust?

Well, I can't speak to what you call it. But...

  PGP calls it implicit trust.

  GnuPG calls it ultimate trust.

Or as Robert would say, "I trust that key because it is mine. I created it.
Ergo, I trust it because I say that I trust it."

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