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Re: gpg/pgp noise

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 5:20 AM, Mika Suomalainen
<mika.henrik.mainio@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 09.05.2012 11:56, Jon Dowland kirjoitti:
>> On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 12:29:31PM +1000, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>>> Bob's PGP signature is valid - yours is not
>>> You waste our time and bandwidth.
>> In what way? I can verify Mika's signatures just fine.  The signatures
>> are valid.
>>> Bob's key validates his identity - yours does not.
>>> I can verify that "Bob" is "Bob" through a chain of trust.
>> Why does Mikka's not? It's not impossible for someone to have a trust
>> path to Mikka. Albeit one step removed, since the signing key he uses
>> has one signature, from another of his keys - but that one has at
>> least one. (I haven't managed to construct a trust path to Mikka
>> myself, since most of the public pathfinder servers don't have his
>> key)
> Because nobody else near Kotka, Finland uses PGP and the nearest CAcert
> assurers are after 110KMs from me.
> PS. I am back to weird long signatures. I won't comment to this thread
> anymore nor to anything else which I haven't written in my signature or
> elsewhere.

So your reaction to being told that your signature's too long is to
lengthen it. Thanks.

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