[Sks-devel] Re: hkp

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Oct 16 01:40:10 CEST 2009

On Oct 15, 2009, at 6:55 PM, John Clizbe wrote:

> [cc to sks-devel as this may be a SKS issue]
> Matthias Fuchs wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Not sure if that is the correct ml, if not sorry in advance.
>> I don't want to use hkp, but rather http e.g.
>> http://stinkfoot.org:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x517D0F0E
> hkp is just http over port 11371.    hkp://<server.name.tld> is  
> nothing more
> than http://<server.name.tld>:11371 by definition.
>> that works nicely, though I want to get the machine readable text,  
>> though
>> adding "&options=mr" does not work. Is there a way to get mr code?
> Hmm, this should probably go to the sks-devel list. There is code in  
> place for
> checking for the mr option and implementing it. If it's not working,  
> it's a SKS
> issue. (request.ml & dbserver.ml,)

options=mr only pertains to op=index and op=vindex.  It is not  
meaningful for op=get.

What would you expect to get differently for op=get&options=mr ?  The  
output of a get is already machine readable.


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