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Re: Valid OpenPGP keys without self-signature?

On Mon, 22 Dec 2003 02:38:30 -0800 aboietf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>During OpenPGP interoperability tests, I have recently come across
>unusual situation:


>    (In my tests, PGP 5.x imported the user key without any error
>    message, whereas GnuPG 1.2.x refused to import the key even
>    "--expert" mode. And a PGP 8.02 user reported to me that PGP
>    also refuses to import any keys without self-signature.)
>As I either have to find a solution to this interoperability problem


can't each user simply just self-sign the key as soon as it is received,

and this should then allow it to be imported into gnupg 1.2.x / pgp 8.x


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