Question regarding user identification withing the keyrring

Federico Tello Gentile federicotg at
Sun Feb 13 16:39:16 CET 2005

Neil Williams wrote:

>The fingerprint of any OpenPGP key is unique.
Thanks, you have clarified this to me. However isn't there a very small 
chance (of course negligible) that 2 users will generate the same 
keypair? After all a key is just a computer generated number and each 
key is independently generated by each user.

Anyway, now  know I have to use the public key as the keyID or a hash of 
it, thanks.

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