options files

Michael Hannemann mhannemann at meperia.com
Mon Feb 25 16:48:44 CET 2013

On Feb 24, 2013, at 6:58 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:

> On 02/21/2013 07:50 AM, John A. Wallace wrote:
>> Can I get a link discussing one or more of a typical situations when options
>> files are used? Thanks
> Some of us are collecting "best practice" suggestions over here:
> https://we.riseup.net/riseuplabs+paow/openpgp-best-practices#update-your-gpg-defaults
> hth,
> 	--dkg

Fantastic tips, thank you.  

As to the "always set an expiration date", I certainly wish I had the first time I created a GPG key for my personal account, since that was several inattentive years ago, and I no longer know the passphrase.  (That's pretty much hopeless, right?)


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