UID ordering

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Feb 16 15:10:55 CET 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 01:00:16PM +0100, Christian Danner wrote:
> Hi!
> Is it possible that the list of a key's user-ids returned by GPG 1.4.6
> is reordered and doesn't represent their positions within the key?
> What am I missing?

Generally, GnuPG tries to put the most recent or primary user ID
first, but there are no real requirements that user IDs are in any
particular order.  If you want a user ID to be the primary one, you
can do that in the --edit-key menu with the "primary" command.


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