Bunch of stupid(?) Newbie Questions :)

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Wed Dec 4 09:43:01 2002

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 01:52:04 -0000, David Picón Álvarez said:

> The fingerprint of a v4 (modern) key is made of the last 8 bytes of the hash
> of the key. It is quasi-unique, and in that sense you can talk of it as a

That is called the key ID - most programs print only the last 4 bytes.
The fingerprint is the entire hash.