re-send public key necessary after setpref changes ?

Peter Lebbing peter at
Mon Dec 23 20:55:10 CET 2013

On 23/12/13 20:26, shmick at wrote:
> if i alter preferences to a public key after i uploaded it to
> keyservers, do i need to upload it a 2nd time in order for people to
> contact me without my public key ?

Yes, people will need a new copy with the updated preferences before they can
respect them. So you will need to upload it, and they need to download it.



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