Getting a key from a keyserver..
Wed Feb 20 13:54:01 2002
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On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 10:46:14AM +0100, S=F8ren Hansen wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-02-20 at 10:17, Mark Brown wrote:
> > > keyserver. Well then.. How? As far as I can see, to get a key from a
> > > keyserver, I need the recipients key ID. How do I get my hands on that
> > > one? When I go to keyserver.net, I can search for an e-mail address. =
> > The key ID is embedded in the signature=20
> You thereby imply that we have exchanged e-mail before. Properly signed
> e-mail, even. What if this is not the case?
You're going to need to discover their e-mail address and authenticate
any key you locate somehow anyway, neither of which are problems which
key servers attempt to solve. Exactly how you do these things depends
to a large extent on what you're trying to achieve.
> BTW what's the reply-procedure on this mailinglist? Reply to the sender,
> CC to the mailinglist, vice versa or only reply to list?
Reply to the list seems useful (it's generally a good default for free
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