Certification-only key

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Wed May 31 14:52:09 CEST 2017

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 10:45:02AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 10/4/2010 8:22 AM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>> Also, when my signature subkey expires, it would (I guess) silently
>> start using the primary. Which makes me_very_  happy I chose to make
>> my primary certification-only, because signatures started to fail
>> instead, which gave me notice and allowed me to issue a new signature
>> subkey:)

> Why did you choose to make your signature subkey expire, and why
> would you not simply extend the expiration date of the existing key
> rather than create a new one?

Right to be forgotten. The signatures I made a long time ago were made
by a different person, although there is a continuity between the


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