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Re: Dutch Debian Meeting

On Wed, Oct 21, 1998 at 09:18:09PM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> En zo'n signing session zelf? Wat moet je van te voren regelen?

1) Identificatie (pasport, driver's license, ...)
2) Printouts of your key(s) (containing the checksum rather than the full
key, for pgp: -kvc output).

> M'n PGP key is al in de keyring, dus die kan jij zelf bekijken, maar m'n
> GnuPG key?  Ik kan jou natuurlijk van alles laten zien, b.v. de key van
> m'n buurman; hoe weet jij nou dat die key van _mij_ is?

The best documentation for why keysigning is useful, is in the
pgpdoc[12].txt distributed with PGP, under "How to Protect Public Keys from

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