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

Oleg Gurevich oleg at
Sun Sep 27 19:27:02 CEST 2015

what is about "key directory manager" ? It manages access to keys or
revocation staff on key servers aka directory ....

mit freundlichen Grüßen/ с уважением/ best regards

Oleg Gurevich

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On 09/27/2015 07:14 PM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> 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?
> -Patrick
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