[GPG] One user ID with multiple keypairs question
Tue, 28 Dec 1999 09:12:56 +0100
On Mon, Dec 27, 1999 at 08:33:05PM -0800
> Is is possible to have multiple keypairs using the same user ID with GPG? If it
Sure. However I don't think that it makes much sense. You should at
least use different comment strings in the user IDs (the text inside
> is possible, how does one differentiate between the different keypairs when (for
> example) exporting (or editing) a specific keypair, or decrypting a message that
Using either the key ID (e.g. 0x211CC013) or the fingerprint (which is
like a much longer key ID).
> was originally encrypted using a public key from one of the keypairs with the
An encrypted message usually contains the key ID of the key to be used
for decryption. The program handles this itself.
Werner Koch at guug.de www.gnupg.org keyid 621CC013
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