Key propagation

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Wed Jun 24 06:21:44 CEST 2009

On 06/23/2009 10:53 PM, David Shaw wrote:
> Unfortunately, local signatures do not work that way.  Each
> implementation strips local signatures both on export and on import
> (just in case someone leaked one on export).  They just don't have
> anything to do with exporting keys.

Right, but a key with no valid self-sigs won't be imported either,
right?  If all self-sigs were marked non-exportable, wouldn't that limit
the import (if not export) of the key itself?


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