ian at ushills.co.uk
Sun Feb 8 16:59:49 CET 2009
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Can you explain the instructions, do you just add the octets to the end
of the public key. Is this the same with multiple subkeys.
David Shaw wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2009, at 5:48 AM, Ian Hill wrote:
>> I have a question about paperkey, bearing in mind that this application
>> may not always be available can one restore the secret key just using
>> the printed paperkey and the public key from keyservers manually.
> Yes, you can. That was one of the design goals in paperkey. I wanted
> to avoid the need for a program that may not be readily available when
> you need it. Paperkey automatically prints out instructions on how to
> restore the key. It's easier, of course, to use paperkey to do the
> work, but in a pinch you can do it by hand.
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