Re: creating a new key (was: Re: Debian GPG Key maintainence?)
On Tue, 07 Jan 2003, tomas pospisek wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Do *not* attempt to upload a new PGP key to the keyserver, as this
> > weakens the Web of Trust.
> My Debian key gives me trouble since it is an ElGammal only key and
> each time I unintentionally use it windows user will complain, have
> problems etc. (and reply with questions, resubmit, etc. etc.).
> My current key is very weakly connected. Can I submit a new key (that's
> maybe even better connected)? Any experience how long acceptance takes?
Really, really bad experiences. I've seen people resign from the project
over the waiting period. I suggest you switch to your new key for
everything but the debian activities that need a key in the Debian keyring.
You are welcome to using your new key in the mailing lists, for example.
Keep the old one for db.debian.org and packaging activities only...
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them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot