Mainkey with many subkeys??

Tomo Ruby tomofr at
Sun Dec 7 16:04:09 CET 2014


after searching for a long time I finally decided to ask here:

I wanted to create new keys and came across the following "problem": If I create a main key to certify and subkeys for everything else, won't there be dozens of subkeys on my main key after years of creating and revoking subkeys?? I'm not sure if I understood everything right but I learned that even revoked subkeys stay in the keyring and on the keyservers.

Although this is the setup most tutorials recommend, nobody seems to have old subkeys on their main keys and I don't understand why not...

Thanks in advance!!

Tomo Ruby

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