Revoking a certificate (--edit-key + revsig)

Teemu Likonen tlikonen at
Wed Jun 21 21:12:51 CEST 2017

Daniel Kahn Gillmor [2017-06-21 14:03:00-04] wrote:

> in the abstract:
>  * i learned via some channel i consider trustworthy that this key isn't
>    appropriate for use with this User ID any more.
> more concretely:
>  * "I had lunch with Sarah and she told me she'd lost access to her
>    secret key and didn't have a revocation certificate available."

> Does this make sense?

Sure, thanks. This is what I thought. In the past I revoked one of my
certificates because the key's owner no longer remembered the password
and essentially had lost control of the key. Back then I didn't think of
the semantics of revsig that much but it seemed the right thing to do.

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