Difference in Public Key

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Oct 13 23:56:44 CEST 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:34:52PM -0500, Tim Sally wrote:
> David,
> Thanks for the prompt reply.
> Another difference that I have noticed is that sometimes FireGPG
> notifies me that a message I have signed is not valid.  That
> seems strange to me because: (a) it only happens intermittently and
> (b) FireGPG is the program that is doing the actual signing.  Of
> course, this could be an issue with FireGPG and not with my key
> situation.  Encypting and decrypting appear to work fine.
> The output of gpg --list-keys and gpg --list-secret-keys print out
> what I would expect.  Would you say there probably is not a
> problem?  I'm having a difficult time imagining where the source
> of error might come from.  The only thing I can think of is the
> extracting of the public key.

If it is intermittent, then it is likely not your key.  If your key
was corrupt in some manner, it would fail reliably.


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