Best practice for periodic key change?

Jerome Baum jerome at
Fri May 6 22:48:26 CEST 2011

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 22:37, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> I don't understand this response. What I'm saying is that if the key is
> compromised, expiration dates become irrelevant.

Up to a point. If my key expired yesterday, no-one can forge a message with
that key and claim it's from today.

Just being nit-picky... :)

Jerome Baum

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