Driving licence as identification and accepting signed keys
without exchanging encrypted data
sam at robots.org.uk
Tue Jul 25 20:13:45 CEST 2006
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On Mon, 24 Jul 2006 21:50:22 +0100, Tony Whitmore wrote:
> The e-mails I received were identical apart from the sender's name, so I
> suspect they are using a script. I wasn't able to find anything
> definitive on Google so can't be sure which script they are using, but
> the text ran like:
> please find attached the user id
> Antony Paul Whitmore <tony at tonywhitmore.co.uk>
> of your key 7920DB2171B98B64 signed by me.
> If you have multiple user ids, I sent the signature for each user id
> separately to that user id's associated email address. You can import
> the signatures by running each through `gpg --import`.
> Note that I did not upload your key to any keyservers. If you want this
> new signature to be available to others, please upload it yourself.
> With GnuPG this can be done using
> gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --send-key 7920DB2171B98B64
> If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
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I can at least help clear this one up, as I was one of the ones who used
the script. :)
It is called CA Fire and Forget (caff). Its home page,
containing a brief description and a link to the source code is
A copy of the man page can be found online at
PGP key id 5EA01078
3412 EA18 1277 354B 991B C869 B219 7FDB 5EA0 1078
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