[linux-elitists] OT: new GPG key

Aaron Lehmann aaronl@vitelus.com
Thu Jun 12 15:33:31 PDT 2003


On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 01:41:34AM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> So given all that, a nice way to handle the multiple machine problem,
> the portable machine problem, and the online/offline machine problem
> is to make a key with two subkeys, one for signing and one for
> encryption.  Keep the primary (signing) key offline, and just use the
> subkeys for your day to day work.

Is it better to just use a single pair of subkeys or to create a
signing subkey for each setting, e.g. one for mobile use and another
for desktop use?



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