[RC5] How do we know???
pgreg430 at neors.cat.cc.md.us
Wed Jan 28 15:20:22 EST 1998
> How will we know when the key is hit? Does the client know or ??? Does the
> person holding the key get an email, fireworks from the local client, a
> log entry?
This is in the FAQ, I believe. The client notes when the first string of
bytes matches the known string ("The unknown message is:"). It then
sends a message to the keyserver that this might be the key. The
keyserver checks to see if that key decodes the message rationally, and,
if it does, you get notified my e-mail.
If there's nothing wrong with me, there must be something wrong with the
phil_g at geocities.com
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