1024 key with 2048 subkey: how affected?

Chris Poole lists at chrispoole.com
Mon Jan 23 20:49:04 CET 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Robert J. Hansen <rjh at sixdemonbag.org> wrote:

> You may say the only purpose of the primary key is to sign the subkeys,
> but if it's technically possible for the primary key to sign documents
> then the purpose of the primary key is to sign documents.
> This is why I think it's kind of absurd to have a larger signing subkey
> than the primary key.  The weak link in the chain is going to be the
> primary key.

That makes sense, thanks.


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