Question regarding user identification withing the keyrring
erwan at rail.eu.org
Sun Feb 13 16:51:55 CET 2005
Le Sun 13/02/2005, Federico Tello Gentile disait
> 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.
There is also a small chance a cosmic ray will change one bit inside
the processor during the calculation. If I remember the probability is
higher for the cosmic ray.
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