gpg --recv-key option

Frank Tobin
Fri, 24 Mar 2000 16:58:47 -0600 (CST)

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Marius Strom, at 16:11 -0600 on Fri, 24 Mar 2000, wrote:

> Searching by {email,lastname,firstname,anything but the keyid} is very
> susceptible to security issues, IMHO. I think taking the extra step to
> getting the KeyID is a "good thing"(tm).
Please qualify this remark. Signatures on keys solves the issue of downloading 'untrusted' keys. Currently, there is a problem with some keyservers that assume that only accept one of any short key ID, but this is an implementation issue, not a trust one. - -- Frank Tobin "To learn what is good and what is to be valued, those truths which cannot be shaken or changed." Myst: The Book of Atrus -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.1 (FreeBSD) Comment: pgpenvelope - iEYEARECAAYFAjjb8zIACgkQVv/RCiYMT6OY6QCghubsd3uJMbhkcWxjKp/gEKY0 lqkAn3/H4v8zdzkwICr3CKOp04aLnNC4 =Bvw7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----