explain nrsign & lsign?

snowcrash+gnupg-users schneecrash+gnupg-users at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 20:17:07 CET 2007

> > e.g., if i lsign "B" with "A", *which* key, then is made
> > non-exportable?  "A" or "B"?
> Neither key is made non-exportable.  A local signature just means the *signature* is local.

nice & clear. thanks.

> So if you lsigned B with A, then exported B (or
> sent it to a keyserver), the local signature from A would not go along with it.  GPG automatically strips off any local signatures on the way
> out.

now _that_ had not clicked 'til now. thanks.

> nrsign, for a non-revocable signature, means pretty much what it
> seems: a signature that cannot be later revoked.  If A nrsigns B, then
> A can't change his mind later and issue a revocation.

got it. thanks.

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