Best practice for periodic key change?

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu May 5 22:10:21 CEST 2011

On 05/04/2011 23:52, Andreas Heinlein wrote:
> We have a OpenPGP key which we use for signing our software releases.
> That key should be changed yearly and carry an expiration date to
> enforce this change.

What are you trying to accomplish by doing it this way? I've yet to see 
a good rationale for setting expiration dates on keys, but perhaps you 
can be the first. :)


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