Strange behaviour

Peter Lebbing peter at
Mon Dec 12 13:34:56 CET 2016

On 12/12/16 12:38, Stephan Beck wrote:
> You MIGHT consider having it expired as well, setting a decent expiry
> date (maybe, expiry within 2 or 3 years).

No, I don't think that is good advice if given without a specific reason
to do so.

The expiry of a main key already establishes that others need to
periodically refresh the key, which will mean changes propagate.

There are reasons to use expiries on subkeys, but it is an expert option
and should just be left alone without a specific reason.



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