short question

David Shaw
Mon Mar 4 19:24:01 2002

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 09:40:47AM -0800, Nick Andriash wrote:
> Hello Armin Sch=F6ch,
> On Monday, March 04 2002 at 05:38 AM PDT, you wrote:
> > Please read the man page before posting questions:
> >=20
> > To export public keys:
> > gpg -a -o pubkey.asc --export <KEYID>
> >=20
> > To export secret keys:
> > gpg -a -o seckey.asc --export-secret-keys <KEYID>
> With all due respect Armin, the instructions exactly as you have listed
> do not exist in the "man page". What you have typed is a reflection of
> your expertise in using GPG... not something you get by reading the
> Manual once. ;o)
> BTW, why does GnuPG use terms like "foo" and "man page"? The terms are
> non-sensical... I've never even heard the term man page before... and
> "foo" doesn't even exist?=20

"man page" refers to a page in the online Unix manual.  For example,
"man gpg" gives you the manual for gpg.

As for 'foo':


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