Renewing expired keys

Miroslav Rovis miro.rovis at
Wed Jan 18 15:49:03 CET 2017

On 170118-22:59+1030, Lachlan Gunn wrote:
> Le 2017-01-18 à 22:48, Miroslav Rovis a écrit :
> > On 170115-22:17+0100, Juan Miguel Navarro Martínez wrote:
> > ...
> >> Lastly, revoke the old one if you aren't going to use it publicly anymore.
> > Isn't is wrong to revoke a key which you don't consider was compromised?
> > If you don't want to use it, it suffices that it is expired, or?
> No, compromise is only one reason---there are lots of reason-codes that
> can go into the revocation packet, and compromise is only one.
> Specificially, "superseded" is such a reason.
> Otherwise, if you switch to a new key, people won't know that your old
> one is no longer in use.
> Thanks,
> Lachlan

Thank *you*!
Miroslav Rovis
Zagreb, Croatia
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