gpg --recv-key option

Frank Tobin
Mon, 27 Mar 2000 01:42:18 -0600 (CST)

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Kevin D. Knerr, Sr., at 17:13 -0500 on Sun, 26 Mar 2000, wrote:

> But doesn't that become useful *after* you've retrieved the key from the
> server? I thought the original question was about identifying which keys
> to retrieve, not confirming the validity of the key after you've
> retrieved it.
You should be able to search the keyserver by fingerprint. You would have already obtained this fingerprint through another channel which would not have been conducive to transmitting the entire key (for example, handwritten on paper). - -- 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 - iEYEARECAAYFAjjfEO0ACgkQVv/RCiYMT6OXegCfa6HWSMQCYfjxPZrjQ2eVVA+U RDwAnje5dKN+57P93dHEB8RFQANlkbRY =NdDn -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----