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== Clear instructions ==
 
== Clear instructions ==
  
signing someone's key!
+
TODO
 
 
+ get their key from a keyserver
 
 
 
  gpg --search-keys '<alice@example.com>'
 
 
 
+ You and Alice both do the follwing the long string of hex (the fingerprint). It's often convenient to read them out loud.
 
 
 
  gpg --fingerprint '<alice@example.com>'
 
 
 
+ Once you're convinced Alice is Alice,
 
 
 
  gpg --sign-key '<alice@example.com>'
 
 
 
+ Give Alice marginal trust, so that people who Alice and two other marginally-trusted people trust are transitively trusted by you:
 
 
 
  gpg --edit-key '<alice@example.com>'
 
  ... 
 
  gpg> trust
 
  ...
 
  Please decide how far you trust this user to correctly verify other users' keys
 
  (by looking at passports, checking fingerprints from different sources, etc.)
 
 
 
    1 = I don't know or won't say
 
    2 = I do NOT trust
 
    3 = I trust marginally
 
    4 = I trust fully
 
    5 = I trust ultimately
 
    m = back to the main menu
 
  Your decision? 2
 
 
 
+ Upload your signature to the keyserver
 
 
 
  gpg --send-key "$alice_fingerprint"
 
 
 
(there might be somthing easier just by using --edit-key, I haven't worked through it yet -l)
 
  
 
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== Caveats ==

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