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Re: How to update a self-signature?

2001-08-27 11:45:15

On Mon, 27 Aug 2001 12:35:40 -0400, David Shaw said:

to really revoke a revocation.  I assume you mean revoking a user ID
revocation by re-signing the user ID?

Yes. I talked with Florian about this recently.

I'm only trying to make a case for what happens if after everything is
worked out and the implementation ends up with more than one valid

There shouldn't be any date conflicts with self-signatures - but it
may happen.  The way to handle it for a general purpose implemention is
to ignore all signatures during key import which are older than
existing one. That you ignore all self-signatures which are invalid
should be clear.

So I do not see a problem before the year 2106 and most of us won't see
it ever.



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