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

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> Tue, 06 October 2015 06:51 UTC

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On Mon,  5 Oct 2015 16:16, iang@iang.org said:

>> 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?

Because that changes the behaviour in the error cases.


Salam-Shalom,

   Werner

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