WKD proper behavior on fetch error

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jan 19 09:24:46 CET 2021

On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:11, raf said:

> And it's discovery that begins with an email address. I
> still can't work out what functionality WKD provides in
> a situation that isn't email-related.

The Web Key Directory maps mail addresses to a key.  Mail addresses are
universal identifiers and thus they can be used in most context where
you need to lookup a key which is not under the control of your



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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