name field restriction when creating key

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Apr 24 14:58:54 CEST 2017

On Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:01, dkg at said:

> I also recommend that toolkit developers (like gpgtools) should use
> --quick-gen-key (assuming you're depending on the 2.1.x branch of GnuPG,
> which you should be in 2017), which accepts an arbitrary string as the
> full User ID (no distinction between different "fields" at all).

Let me add that GPGME wraps this into the new 


API.  See:



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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