encrypting to expired certificates

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Sep 15 23:26:06 CEST 2014

On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:22, dougb at dougbarton.us said:

> Imagine this scenario ... Alice sets an expiration date on her key
> because she knows that after that expiration date her key is:

0.  Deleted to achieve some forward secrecy.

Actually the sematics of an expired (sub)key may come from the 1999 or
so idea of adding features to mitigate the effect of the UK RIP act (or
whatever it is called now).



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