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Re: gpg changesets

* Joey Hess:

> * Each change to the gpg keyring is stored in a separate changeset file.
>   Changesets can reflect any set of changes to the keyring. Changesets
>   can also include arbitrary metadata.
> * Changesets are never removed or modified, only new ones added.
> * There's an ordering of the changesets. This ordering is stored in an
>   index file.

The index file isn't necessary if you use hash-based chaining, like
several SCMs relying on hash functions do (Monotone, GIT, probably
Mercurial, too).

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