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Re: [openpgp] New fingerprint: to v5 or not to v5

2015-10-05 16:27:04
On 5/10/2015 07:33 am, Werner Koch wrote:
On Mon,  5 Oct 2015 12:27, pgut001(_at_)cs(_dot_)auckland(_dot_)ac(_dot_)nz 

Is your request to leave the timestamp out of a v5 fingerprint

Makes sense to me.

Or, as it is just a calculation, the 4 octets MUST be set to 0.

That would make some things easier but raises the issue that the owner
of the key can change the creation date and only the then broken key
signatures and the history of self-signatures would reflect this.

I don't understand why that is an issue for the fingerprint?

If the keyring format is redefined for the PGPng, I'd really like to see the

That is out of scope for the current work.

:)  Maybe spun off into a separate draft?


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