some beginner questions
peter at digitalbrains.com
Mon Apr 3 13:20:53 CEST 2017
On 02/04/17 21:00, Neal H. Walfield wrote:
> In short, the main key acts as a level of indirection, which separates
> your identity from your encryption/signing keys.
I'd like to extend this short description a bit :-). There is one
important somewhat-caveat, which is that you can't delegate the Certify
capability to a subkey. This means you always need to use the primary
key to sign other OpenPGP *keys*. Signing data can be delegated to a subkey.
I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <http://digitalbrains.com/2012/openpgp-key-peter>
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