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

2015-10-13 06:36:16
On Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:59, watsonbladd(_at_)gmail(_dot_)com said:

X509 keys are authentication keys. You cannot go back and authenticate

Of course they are also used for encryption.  That is specified by the
key-usage (which commonly allows signing and encryption with the same
key).  Recall that X.509 keys are not only used for TLS but also for
CMS.


Shalom-Salam,

   Werner

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