what is "correct" for users' Preferred keyserver ?
dougb at dougbarton.us
Thu Aug 14 07:08:42 CEST 2014
On 08/12/2014 11:27 PM, shmick at riseup.net wrote:
> i've seen a multitude of ways people input data into this pref
> for example, some people put a link to their public key .asc or .txt file
> some others put a link to an actual keyserver
> from the name of the actual pref, it states a keyserver, so shouldn't
> users input a link to their Preferred keyserver and not a link to
> download a public key or txt file ?
Please don't use this option, or encourage its use. It leads to the trap
which most users (even those few who update their keyrings) cannot
figure out how to escape.
There is no good reason to use this option, and the public key servers
are vastly preferable in any case.
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