long keyIDs

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Aug 30 09:51:12 CEST 1999

Michael Roth <mroth at nessie.de> writes:

> Hmm. Normally a user which creates a key pair should check with the key
> servers that the created key didn't has a short key id which is already
> present to avoid collisions.

Actually this will happen more and mor in the future.  All internal
operations use the full keyid (which are the low 64 bits of a v4

Werner Koch at guug.de           www.gnupg.org           keyid 621CC013

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