gpg --recv-key option

Jason Helfman
Fri, 24 Mar 2000 11:22:15 -0600

I have been speaking back and forth with some users of gpg and am 
having some problems seeing any posts for my reqests to the group....

Make a long story short...
Why is it that if I do something of this nature:

gpg --keyserver --recv-key

I will not receive anything. I am told through communications with 
yourself that you can only get the id of the key. How can someone have 
any idea how to retrieve a given persons key off a server if they have 
to know the id?

If this is true, what is the logic behind the structure of this? If I 
am wrong, what am I doing incorrectly.

I am running Redhat Linux 6.1, Kernel 2.2.13

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