please do not change "Directory Manager" to "Network Maanager"

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Sun Sep 27 19:14:05 CEST 2015

On 27.09.15 18:25, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Sep 2015 15:11, neal at said:
>> The directory manager is primary responsible for uploading and
>> downloading keys and CRLs.  Perhaps, "Key Acquirer" or "Key Manager"
>> is acceptable. (Both fit the above pattern.)
> The term Key Manager is commonly used for tools to manage a key (GPA,
> Kleopatra, and those included in MUAs). Thus this would be confusing; in
> particular if a GPA or Kleopatra display that term.
> One reason why I changed the name is to make it clear that all access to
> the net is done via dirmngr and thus not installing dirmngr will
> effectivly disable all web bugs.

How about Web Manager (webmngr) or Internet Access Manager?


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