public key different between keyserver and exported file

Rick Valenzuela rick at
Thu Jun 12 03:20:03 CEST 2008

Oh, okay. Thank you for clearing that up; I tried searching and found 
nothing close to addressing this.


Rick Valenzuela
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David Shaw wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2008, at 3:38 PM, Rick Valenzuela wrote:
>> I just created a new primary key and subkeys, and uploaded them to
>> keyservers. Then I exported my public key in ascii-armor, and copied
>> that file to my website. I noticed that the very last few characters
>> were different from what the keyservers had. Each version begins the
>> same, but somewhere they end up different. Did I mess something up?
>> Should I be worried about this?
> Nothing to worry about.  OpenPGP packets can be written in multiple 
> different ways, even though they come out to the same thing in actual 
> usage.  You're just seeing a "re-formatting" of your key.
> David
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