When adding a new UID to the user's key, come up with a good expiration time #121

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maxtaco opened this Issue Mar 6, 2014 · 3 comments

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@maxtaco

Maybe the max of what's already there?

@flamsmark

Why would you add an expiration time to a UID?

@maxtaco

I should run some more experiments, but it's unclear to me when a PGP key expires. When the first UID packet says so, or when the last? I wouldn't want to extend the expiration date of a key when adding the keybase identity. There's a note about this in the RFC, but it says, unfortunately, specifics left to implementor.

@dtiersch

the UIDs don't expire. Only the keys do. The UIDs are valid as long as the master key is valid or the UIDs aren't revoked

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