Malformed Revokation Certificate?

David Shaw dshaw at
Thu Aug 9 21:17:39 CEST 2012

On Aug 9, 2012, at 4:46 AM, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Wed,  8 Aug 2012 22:53, dshaw at said:
>> If you want the keyservers to accept them, you need to talk to the
>> keyserver folks.  As this is an extension, they aren't required to
>> support it.
> Actually it is  good thing that they don’t accept them.  This avoids
> accidental uploads of the revocation certificate.
> We may want to display a warning if a user tries to upload a bare
> revocation certificate.

That's a good point.  There is no easy way to undo an accidental revocation once it hits a keyserver.


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