Setting default UID
Wed Aug 1 20:45:02 2001
It's the current internet draft.
(The primary user id is in 2440 as well, but it might be in a slightly
On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, John Goerzen wrote:
> Where does one find this RFC2440bis2? I've never heard of such a
> naming scheme for RFCs...
> -- John
> Len Sassaman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Janusz A. Urbanowicz wrote:
> >> John Goerzen wrote/napisa=B3[a]/schrieb:
> >> > I recently added a new UID to my public key but now GPG wants it to =
> >> > the default for everything. I want one of my existing UIDs to be th=
> >> > default, but I cannot find any documentation ANYWHERE on how to find
> >> > this. With gpg --edit, gpg seems to put a dot next to the default
> >> > uid, but there is not even any mention of this in the manual. Ideas=
> >> There is NO default uid in OpenPGP. The ID that is using in determinin=
> >> structure is the numerical UID which is the same for all the textual U=
> >> The 'default' textual UID is the last one added (determined by time of
> >> self-signing) and it is displayed in key revieving for convenience onl=
> >> Please note that after importing ypur key, someone may have another te=
> >> UID displayed at your key as 'default'.
> >> This should go to FAQ.
> > The above is wrong. See RFC2440bis02:184.108.40.206.
> John Goerzen <email@example.com> GPG: 0x8A1D9A1F www.complete.o=
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