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Wed Dec 28 03:23:10 CET 2011

Am Mittwoch, 28. Dezember 2011, 03:08:15 schrieb John A. Wallace:

> Assume that the specified key (which must be given as a full 8 byte key ID)
> is as trustworthy as one of your own secret keys. This option is useful if
> you don't want to keep your secret keys (or one of them) online but still
> want to be able to check the validity of a given recipient's or signator's
> key.

> I read this definition online, but I can't seem to get a grasp on what it
> is used for.

See --export-secret-subkeys.

(gpg main key offline) as input for your favorite search engine answers 
possibly remaing questions.

PGP: D44C 6A5B 71B0 427C CED3 025C BD7D 6D27 ECCB 5814
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