Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Mon Jan 3 01:19:56 CET 2011

On 1/2/2011 7:11 PM, takethebus at wrote:
> When signing a public key's user ID, the statement I'm making is: "I
> believe that this key belongs to the person described by the name and
> the comment in the user ID."

There is no fixed semantic meaning for a signature.  Each signer is
responsible for deciding what their signature means.  Some people sign
keys and mean nothing more than, "I have successfully exchanged emails
with this address."  Some people are quite a bit more paranoid.  :)

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