decrypt : primary key or subkey ?
pubmb01 at skynet.be
Wed Jun 13 17:15:47 CEST 2007
On Thursday 07 June 2007 17:32:08 Charly Avital wrote:
> Bruno Costacurta wrote the following on 6/7/07 1:31 PM:
> > Hello David,
> > (note: I'm able to revoke this subkey (done but not sent to keyserver
> > yet)).
> I have just downloaded (again) your key now, and it looks like:
> pub 1024D/2E604D51 created: 2006-06-11 expires: never usage: SC
> trust: unknown validity: unknown
> This key was revoked on 2007-06-07 by DSA key 2E604D51 Bruno Costacurta
> <bruno at costacurta.org>
> sub 2048g/0CC897B5 created: 2006-06-11 revoked: 2007-06-07 usage: E
> [ unknown] (1). Bruno Costacurta <bruno at costacurta.org>
> [ revoked] (2) pubmb01 <pubmb01 at skynet.be>
> [ revoked] (3) pubmb02 <pubmb02 at skynet.be>
> [ revoked] (4) Bruno Costacurta <cob1 at biz.tiscali.be>
> [ unknown] (5) Bruno Costacurta <pubmb01 at skynet.be>
> [ unknown] (6) Bruno Costacurta <contract at costacurta.org>
> It would seem that you have revoked both the primary key and the subkey.
> I *believe*, but I am not sure, that you could have revoked *only* the
> subkey, and generated a new subkey in its stead. That would have kept
> your primary key "alive", with a new subkey, hopefully valid for
> encryption to you.
> I might be wrong, but I believe that in the present situation,
> generating a new E subkey will not resuscitate your primary key.
(sorry for delays. I was off and abroad).
Correct. But at least the revoked key will not be used anymore for future
encryption I cannot decrypt. And future sender will use a valid encryption /
> I hope you get more definite opinions from other forum subscribers.
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PGP key ID: 0x2e604d51
Key : http://www.costacurta.org/keys/bruno_costacurta_pgp_key.html
Key fingerprint = 713F 7956 9441 7DEF 58ED 1951 7E07 569B 2E60 4D51
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