gpg --recv-key option
Mon, 27 Mar 2000 11:43:09 -0800 (PST)
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On Sun, 26 Mar 2000, Kevin D. Knerr, Sr. wrote:
> On 25 Mar, L. Sassaman wrote:
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> > On Sat, 25 Mar 2000, Kevin D. Knerr, Sr. wrote:
> >> Seems to me that Frank has put his virtual finger on the crux of the
> >> issue: How *do* you know which to choose? Even if GnuPG presented the
> >> possible matches to the user, the only thing that's gained is not
> >> hopping to the web browser.
> > There's this little thing called the key fingerprint...
> 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.
So? You retrieve all keys that match the query string (usually an email
address), and then delete ones that don't have valid fingerprints.
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