key fingerprints - a practice question
John A. Martin
Mon Jul 28 14:07:07 2003
>>>>> "Adrian" == Adrian von Bidder
>>>>> "Re: key fingerprints - a practice question"
>>>>> Mon, 28 Jul 2003 10:20:47 +0200
Adrian> for 'I send this encrypted mail to the same guy who always
Adrian> posts on this mailing list' sort of identification, it
Adrian> suffices - especially since there is no need to really
Adrian> identify the person behind the mail address, it's only
Adrian> important that it's the same person.
Adrian> Hope you get what I mean
That seems to be an extraordinary difficult concept for many folks to
When the 'persona' first appeared I thought it would solidify the
notion of a network identity without necessarily a connection to
the real world. I must have been mistaken for it seems that the
notion of a 'persona' is employed differently than that.
I am not sure what is to be understood by _persona_ in the PGP
context. Would someone care to enlighten me?
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