duplicate keyid survey results

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Sat Mar 9 13:56:01 2002

On Sat, 9 Mar 2002 11:13:12 +0100 (CET), Oyvind A Holm said:

> Another thing is when GPG itself gets the key from a server, for
> example when verifying a signed text and you don't have the actual key
> from before. Will GPG then use the 32-bit keyID to get the key from the
> server?

Yes, because the current HKP servers can't cope with the full 64 bit
keyID.  I'd even like to have a keyserver which accepts the
fingerprint.  The problem here is that the signature packet does only
carry the 64 bit key ID.