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Re: State of the debian keyring

On Mon, 24 Feb 2014, Ian Jackson wrote:
> It can increase security because it can make operations more
> convenient at the same level of security, and because people trade off
> convenience for security.
> For example, it would be possible to have one key for email encryption
> and a different (more secure) key for package uploads.

This is already possible with subkeys. That said subkeys of a 1024 bits
master key can't really be trusted, even if they are bigger.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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