[Hpr] Host information

Bert Yerke bert at yerke.net
Tue May 13 08:31:03 PDT 2014


On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 04:59:51 PM ken.fallon at gmail.com wrote:
> On 2014-05-13 16:58, Dave Morriss wrote:
> > On 13/05/14 14:42, Ken Fallon wrote:
> >> Let me ask my PGP people
> >> 
> >> @Kevin O'Brien, @Dave Morris, @Ahuka  please feed in.
> > 
> > The recommendation is that GPG users publish their keys to a
> > keyserver. Thus I would have thought the best way of sharing it via
> > the profile is to share the key id (mine is 0x45758A21 for
> > example). Get the id with:
> > 
> > gpg --list-keys USERNAME (e.g. gpg --list-keys "Dave Morriss")
> > 
> > The way people used to do it before there were reliable key servers
> > was to generate the ASCII armo(u)red version of the key and place
> > it on a website. This form can be generated with:
> > 
> > gpg --armor --output public_key.asc --export USERNAME
> > 
> > For myself, this is a file of 1173 lines, so probably not good
> > material for the profile.
> > 
> > I *think* that it's better to publish the full 16-character form of
> > the key id rather than the 8-character one. Mine is
> > 0x4825C90A45758A21.
> > 
> > gpg --list-keys --keyid-format long USERNAME
> > 
> > I'm sure there's more...
> > 
> > Dave
> 
> Gosh wouldn't this make a great show. If there were only a way to
> record a round table .....
> 
That reminds me...I can use Mumble now that U-Verse has come to my 
neighborhood :)
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