Bug 340146 - IMPROVEMENT1: Manage subkeys
Summary: IMPROVEMENT1: Manage subkeys
Alias: None
Product: kleopatra
Classification: Applications
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: 2.2.0
Platform: Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
: NOR normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andre Heinecke
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Reported: 2014-10-20 09:06 UTC by Jordi
Modified: 2016-04-08 17:03 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Jordi 2014-10-20 09:06:43 UTC
Dear all, I think that is necessary to manage subkeys correctly. For security reasons, I think that people should have the primary kay and several subkeys with temporary validation window. In order to create, delete or revoke subkeys that belongs to primary key.

this is the usual managment of the keys and a good example is review PGP Desktop in order to manage it efficiently.

Kind regards,
Comment 1 Daniel Kahn Gillmor 2015-02-17 19:52:22 UTC
This is a necessary improvement.  It is related to #343123, which asks that a proper subkey arrangement be set up upon key generation.
Comment 2 Andre Heinecke 2016-04-08 17:03:16 UTC
Yes. I'd like to do this. The Problem is that upstream API is horrible in that regard. You basically have to write a parser for the edit-key command line interface :-/

With regards to key generation, you may support me in https://bugs.gnupg.org/gnupg/issue2280 which requests a decent keygen api that supports, oh exotic features like multiple User ID's,...