Jonathan Ely thajsta at
Sun Mar 20 16:49:53 CET 2011

I removed the text signature in the account options just to be sure.
Hopefully this avoids complications. Is it because I use MIME?

On 20/03/2011 11:43 AM, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Sunday 20 March 2011, Charly Avital wrote:
>> Jonathan Ely wrote the following on 3/20/11 8:57 AM:
>>> It seems no matter which key server I try I encounter the alert
>>> saying nothing can be found. This is very annoying. Does anybody
>>> know what the problem is and how I can fix it? I can not seem to
>>> find a list of key servers online. All I want to do is search for
>>> one's public key and import it but I can not.
>> When verifying your signature and *without* importing the keyblock
>> you attached to your message:
>> gpg: Signature made Sun Mar 20 08:58:08 2011 EDT using RSA key ID
>> 4B22824D gpg: requesting key 4B22824D from hkp server
>> gpg: key 4B22824D: public key "Jonathan Ely
>> <thajsta at>" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1
>> gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
>> gpg: BAD signature from "Jonathan Ely <thajsta at>"
>> That server ( is working, as well as e.g.
>>,, just to mention those.
>> The raw source of your e-mail displays:
>> From: Jonathan Ely <thajsta at>
>> User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
>> en-GB;	rv: Gecko/20110303 Thunderbird/3.1.9
>> Something *might* be wrong in the settings of your OpenPGP keyserver
>> configuration.
>> Your signature does not verify. I doesn't verify either in your
>> previous post with subject "Re: what are subkeys"
>> In both e-mails the raw source displays:
>> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
>> and the string: --=20  between the actual text and the blurb
>> "CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail...." .
>> "quote-printable" might be the reason why the signature does not
>> verify.
> I doubt this very much because the encoding surely happens before the 
> signing.
> Regards,
> Ingo
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