basic identity mgmt

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Jan 15 20:33:20 CET 2016

On 01/11/2016 08:35 AM, Lachlan Gunn wrote:
>     You've already received good answers on your questions, so some
>     questions for you. :)  What is your concern about signing the key?
>     And are you aware that local signatures will not be communicated
>     beyond your keyring?
> I actually ran into this issue the other day.  For me it's problematic
> because my certification key is on an offline machine, so it's
> inconvenient to have to power it up and do a round-trip through the
> airgap when I'm not going to propagate the signature anyway.  It's not a
> dealbreaker but it's still a bit irritating.

This is a good example of why that method of working with your keys is 
pointlessly complicated. :)


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