Public Keys, key-IDs and User-IDs -- more info

Felix Karpfen
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 08:37:22 +1000

On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, you wrote:

> At the present moment (on my box), the `--clearsign' command works
> perfectly, the `--send-keys' command works when used in conjunction
> with my key-ID, but does not recognise my User-ID and the `--recv-keys'
> and `--import' commands do not work at all (they complain that there
> is no User-ID associated with the algorithm).
Further tests have revealed that the problem is neither with my box nor with the gpg program but with the format in which the Public key is listed on the keyserver ( The public key in question is D3498839. While a search query readily lists the key, the download fails. I would still welcome comments and advice. Felix Karpfen
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