Can I revitalise an old key-pair?

Johan Wevers johanw at
Sun Sep 1 23:47:24 CEST 2013

On 01-09-2013 23:15, Pete Stephenson wrote:

> While it can be tempting to use particularly old keys (such as those
> made in 1999), the maximum length at the time (1024-bit DSA keys)

PGP 2.6 existed already in that time, with a maximum keysize of 2048 bit
RSA. Those were v3 keys but still perfectly usable.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at

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