his public key is 5 monitors high, and her same key is 1 ?

Steve Jones steve at secretvolcanobase.org
Fri Jan 24 14:46:10 CET 2014

On Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:24:14 +1100
"shmick at riseup.net" <shmick at riseup.net> wrote:

> what are the factors involved in creating such discrepancies with folks'
> public key lengths ?
> i mean, some people's are 5 monitors high where as the other joe has
> seemingly created a similar key and that key is one half a monitor in
> 'monitor' height

You can use the pgpdump tool to see all the data in a public key file. A given key might contain lots of extra data beside the actual key, like signatures and photos.

Steve Jones <steve at secretvolcanobase.org>
Key fingerprint: 3550 BFC8 D7BA 4286 0FBC  4272 2AC8 A680 7167 C896
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