GPG's vulnerability to quantum cryptography

Paul R. Ramer free10pro at
Mon Jul 7 21:00:54 CEST 2014

On July 6, 2014 4:40:13 PM PDT, MFPA <2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at> wrote:
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>On Sunday 6 July 2014 at 3:25:57 PM, in
><mid:53B95C75.5030209 at>, Johan Wevers wrote:
>> Since I don't know when I will consider a key
>> compromised or weak, I don't work with expiry dates but
>> revoke the key in such a case.
>I don't know quite what /The Fuzzy Whirlpool Thunderstorm/ had in
>mind, but I would say setting expiry dates can maybe act as a reminder
>to consider such matters from time to time. Of course, it could just
>come around when you are too busy to consider any such thing, so you
>blindly extend the expiry date anyway. Or you set them too short, so
>extending becomes run-of-the-mill.

Uh, yeah. That can happen. I will not say that I did that once upon a time but ... :-)



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