Changing primary user ID?

L. Sassaman
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 15:27:55 -0700 (PDT)

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On Thu, 29 Jun 2000, Daniel Roesen wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 11:27:26AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> > Also there is a "primary user id" flag specified in OpenPGP it's semantics
> > are not very clear because you may have more than one of these
> > "primary user ids". A solution to this problem would be to reorder
> > (while displaying) the user IDs based on that flag and the creation
> > date of the user ID (as defined by the self-signature).
> Yep, this is also what I was looking for several weeks ago when I
> added a new user ID to my key. I know PGP 6.5.1i for Windows is
> capable of marking an user ID as "primary". And that what I was
> looking for in GnuPG - with no success.
FYI, PGP prior to 7.0 does not set the primary user ID flag (It just changes the physical order in which the user-ids are stored.) __ L. Sassaman System Administrator | Technology Consultant | "Common sense is wrong." icq.. 10735603 | pgp.. finger:// | --Practical C Programming -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPGP Encrypted Email Preferred. iD8DBQE5W81yPYrxsgmsCmoRAiz/AJ9mXuCWPMbBCW5BjPD2v17G5/t9XwCZASXX Dwb7pV06oi3rNi518qQ46pU= =+Ud0 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----