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Re: GPG

  • Subject: Re: GPG
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 16:55:40 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.misc
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
  • References: <43159e8c$0$24150$9b4e6d93@newsread4.arcor-online.net> <pan.2005.08.31.12.21.30.711105@storm.ca>
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__/ [Yves Bellefeuille] on Wednesday 31 August 2005 13:21 \__

> On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Christian Christmann wrote:
> 
>> I recive e-mails from somebody having these two lines
>> automatically added to his emails.
>> 
>> Encrypted e-mail preferred.
>> 0x9E513CA5 FA 1C 02 C9 58 04 57 6E  53 9C DF XX XX XX XX XX
>> 
>> I would like to send this person an encrypted mail. Is this
>> 0x9... his public key? Or what is it?
> 
> No, that's the key number and finger print. If the user hasn't told
> you where to get his key, use a key server. If it's not available at a key
> server, ask the user to send it to you.

Also be sure check the message header. There is a field which often contains
to URL to fetch the key from.

Roy

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Roy S. Schestowitz        "Life is too short to proofread"
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