David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Nov 24 19:56:39 CET 2010

On Nov 24, 2010, at 4:57 AM, Imran Khan wrote:

> Hi, 
> Can some one please guide what is the difference between ownertrust and minimum_ownertrust?
> My understanding is that ownertrust is explicitly assigned to a key while, minimum_ownertrust is computed from trust signatures on the key.Have I interpreted it correctly?

Yes.  And the ownertrust can only be set to a level equal to or above the minimum ownertrust.

> If this is the case, what is the minimum_ownertrust of ultimated trusted keys(i.e. user's own key for which secret key is available) ?

Unknown - it depends on whether there are any trust signatures on the key.  Just making it ultimately trusted (or the presence of a secret key) doesn't change the minimum.


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