validating other keys on your public keyring

Tuyen DINH
Thu Oct 24 07:49:05 2002


According to "The GNU Privacy Handbook" :
 a correspondent's key is validated by personally checking his key's
fingerprint   (

 * is it equivalent or less secure to personally check the person's
   keyid ?

 * and why do most of people send their fingerprint in their message,
   since the fingerprint is the thing you want to check personally ?