Questions about particular use cases (integrity verification w/o private key, add E flag to primary key, import secp256k1 key)

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at
Tue Aug 29 15:24:18 CEST 2017

On 08/29/2017 02:14 AM, s7r wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> Thanks - this is indeed _very_ useful for my use case. I don't think the
> second part is a problem since I can particularly request to not set the
> `throw-keyids` option, but let's say metadata becomes a problem at a
> given point and we decide to use this option, can I tell which recipient
> 'should' be able to decrypt a message based only on the encrypted
> message format if the `throw-keyids` option was used?

No, that's the whole point of throw-keyids. All you're supposed to be
able to tell when using that option, is that none of your keys will
decrypt the message, so it's not for you.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at>

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