Am I Missing Something?

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Thu Jun 5 09:04:59 CEST 2008

Charly Avital wrote:
> If you want recipients of your signed e-mails to be able to verify your
> signature, you should upload your public key to a public server, or to
> send your key directly and exclusively to your selected correspondents.
> In the present case, this is a mailing list, so either you upload you
> key to a keyserver, or you attach your public key (OpenPGP/Attach My
> Public Key) to a message posted to the list, which will leave out people
> who are not subscribed to this list.

The bandwidth-friendly solution is to use the keyservers.

Then those who wish to verify your signature or send you encrypted traffic can
retrieve it.

John P. Clizbe                   Inet: JPClizbe (a) tx DAWT rr DAHT con
Ginger Bear Networks             hkp://
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind." - Dr Seuss, "Oh the Places You'll Go"

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