Confused about Sub keys.

Chris De Young chd at
Tue Jun 10 19:41:13 CEST 2008

> it must be defined at the moment of creating the key. And that is the
> reason to use "key pairs", because a singe key can't do both functions.

"Key pair" in most contexts actually refers to the set of
public key + private key, not to key + subkey(s) -- at least that seems to be 
the common usage from what I've seen.


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