is gnupg can retrieve only ascii keys from http?

David Shaw dshaw at
Thu Jun 23 14:34:02 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 09:51:27AM +0300, Maxim Britov wrote:
> gpg can retrieve only ascii keys from http?
> $ LANG= gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 0x985A444B
> gpg: requesting key 985A444B from http server
> gpgkeys: key 985A444B not found on keyserver
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: Total number processed: 0
> I can get this key with wget.
> For example:
> $ LANG= gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 0x84F8C181
> gpg: requesting key 84F8C181 from http server
> gpg: key 84F8C181: "Kent <lazy_kent land ru>" not changed
> gpg: Total number processed: 1
> gpg:              unchanged: 1

That's correct.  At some point, I may change this, but it is not
currently a feature.


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