invalid gpg key revocation
JPClizbe at tx.rr.com
Thu Mar 8 03:41:35 CET 2012
> El 06-03-2012 16:58, Peter Lebbing escribió:
>> The keyservers don't do any validation on revocation certificates;
>> anyone who feels like it can add /invalid/ revocation certificates
>> to your key to annoy you. But as soon as OpenPGP software imports
>> the key from the keyserver, it will simply discard /invalid/
>> revocation certificates as noise.
> Ah... I was not aware of that... interesting...
This is due to two reasons:
1) It would add considerable processing overhead to the keyserver code
(I speak for SKS)
2) None of us want to do the crypto coding. (See #1)
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