My public key block appears different on keyservers

Jesse Cheung jesse200808+gpg-users at
Wed Jul 1 18:15:55 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:15 PM, David Shaw<dshaw at> wrote:
> Not a bug or a problem.  OpenPGP keys can be represented in many different,
> but functionally equivalent, ways.  Different keyservers may choose
> different packet length types, etc.  In your particular case, it looks like
> they just chose different places to place line breaks in the ascii output.
Hi David, that newline-placement was my first guess, but a closer look
at the final three bytes (is that a CRC checksum ?) seems to tell a
different story... Maybe the packet lengths are different? I know
hardly anything about that detail
> David

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