feature suggestion

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Jan 3 17:10:02 CET 2003

On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 09:10:29 -0500, David Shaw said:

> There is no --with-colons or --status-fd version of the display, so
> the MUA needs to do a huge amount of string manipulation to extract
> the user IDs out of the text output by GnuPG.  Come to think, this

The idea is that the MUA does a --list-key using the fingerprint.
GPGME implements this.  As soon as we have moved to an interface ala
gpgsm, there won't even be a performance issue.

> As see it, the suggested --quiet flag is a different issue.  It would
> just skip the "aka"s, and only on the "user readable" part of the

This might break too much applications.



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