Re: draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt

moeller@cdc.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de (Bodo Moeller) Sat, 21 September 2002 11:34 UTC

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Cc: Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org>, Jon Callas <jon@callas.org>
From: moeller@cdc.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de (Bodo Moeller)
Subject: Re: draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt
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Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org>;:
> Jon Callas:

>> My opinion (still) is that it isn't a bug, it's a feature.

> I fully agree.  [...]

With me as well apparently, because this:

> By default GnuPG uses the expiration date of the self-signature as the
> one for a key signature. This is on Florian Weimer's request and afaik
> is sufficient for him and his use of the PGP PKI.

is exactly what I was asking for -- except that I want this to be
recommended in the specification [1][2] so that Florian won't have to
contact all the implementors individually [3].

[1] http://www.imc.org/ietf-openpgp/mail-archive/msg02374.html
[2] http://www.imc.org/ietf-openpgp/mail-archive/msg03693.html
[3] http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-devel/2001-July/006196.html


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