The server will return a list of keys matching the search text. The page will have links for every KeyID, and every bracket-delimited identifier (i.e.
The search engine is not the same as that used by the pgp program. It will return information for all keys which contain all the words in the search string. A word in this context is a string of consecutive alphabetic characters. For example, in the string email@example.com, the words are user, example, and com.
This means that some keys you might not expect will be returned. If there was a key in the database for Marc Edu
This algorithm does not match partial words in any case. So, if you are used to specifying only part of a long name, this will no longer work..
Currently, hypertext links are only generated for the KeyID and for text found between matching brackets. (It is a common convention to put your e-mail address inside brackets somewhere in the key ID string.).