Sending Public Key

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Feb 13 17:43:11 CET 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 12:53:38PM -0700, jason heddings wrote:
> Thanks for the reply (and keeping me from making a big mistake)...
> So, for doing basic data encryption / transmission, what's the right way to
> go?  We just need to do public key encryption, send the data (via email or
> postal), decrypt on a backend.

It sounds like straight OpenPGP will do the job for you.  It is a
well-understood and widely supported protocol for public key
encryption.  GnuPG can do what you need right out of the box, and can
handle both email and postal easily.


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