local part of e-mail addresses

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Jul 23 12:21:52 CEST 2015

On Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:37, cloos at jhcloos.com said:

> This came up recently on the dane list.  Even though it may not be the
> case for smtp et alia, localparts are case-insensitive in openpgp.

OpenPGP does not know about mail addresses.  There is only a

   By convention, it includes an RFC 2822 [](#RFC2822) mail name-addr,
   but there are no restrictions on its content.

gpg does a case insensitive search by default but you may also use an
exact search (=USERID)



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