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Re: David D.W. Downey - Old Key 42D8F306 Signed by New Key C5A76BF6



On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 03:39:33AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 07:10:28PM -0700, David D. W. Downey wrote:
> 
> > Not much more I can do since the old secret key and public keyrings were
> > lost. It's going to have to suffice as I have taken every step possible
> > to ensure that the chain of events was totally and completely documented
> > both accurately and publicly to ensure a proper traceback can be made.
> 
> You haven't.  If you no longer have access to the old secret key then
> you need to find someone with a key in the Debian keyring and get them
> to sign the new key.  
> 
> Nothing you have done thus far (and nothing you can do without either
> the secret key for your old key or having someone validate the new key)
> demonstrates that the two keys are owned by the same person.  All you've
> shown is that the person owning your new key claims to be the owner of
> the old key.

Thanks I was wondering if I was the only one to see a problem here
(which IMHO is quite obvious).

Christophe

> 
> You've also not notified (or at least mentioned that you've notified)
> keyring-maint@debian.org which is the address you need to mail for
> things like this.
> 
> -- 
> "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."



-- 
Christophe Barbé <christophe.barbe@ufies.org>
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There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're
talking about. -- John von Neumann

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