This IS about GD - a proposal on dealing with the problem

Alphax alphasigmax at
Sun Sep 11 09:34:55 CEST 2005

Zeljko Vrba wrote:
> Alphax wrote:
>>However, the keyserver would then have to verify the signature of the
>>uploading key... how much of an extra burden would this be?
> In what way "extra burden"? Computationally (CPU), programming
> complexity, or...?
> Computationally - it would be done only oncem on key upload. It is not
> really an expensive operation - the same as verifying a GPG signature.
> And I think that modern servers have much spare CPU time..

I don't suppose any keyserver operators could tell us the specs on their

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