Re: Need new key signed (live in NYC)
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 07:11:27PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 02:56:31PM -0800, martin f krafft wrote:
> > uhm, why not just change the expiration date? from what i understand,
> > the expiration is only applicable to a public key, the private key can
> > be changed in terms of expiration... or am i wrong?
> > actually, your signing key can be changed in terms of expiration, your
> > encrypting key will expire, but that one is independent of
> > signatures...
> In short: he tried that, and it didn't stick when he uploaded it to the
> keyservers. <shrug>
Which is presumably because the key he self-signed with had
expired. Allowing an expired key to have its expiry date pushed
forward so that it is no longer expired would seem to defeat the point
of having an expiry date to me...
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