paperkey // ? feature request

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Feb 10 19:18:22 CET 2009

vedaal at wrote:
> uses a public key generated for only this purpose,
> not put up on any keyserver,

This seems to be a misapplication of asymmetric crypto.  Asymmetric
crypto is generally inappropriate for session keys.

> is there a way to get paperkey to reconstruct both the public and 
> secret keys, given the secret key ?

Given the secret key, the public key can always be reconstructed.

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