Changing my username in pub/sec key

Ingo Klöcker
Sat Jul 21 01:09:01 2001

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On Friday, 20. July 2001 09:05, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001 07:50:21 +0200, Juergen Vollmer said:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I used german Umlaut in my user name given for my keys. Now I
> > realize, that they do not show up propperly. How can I change my
> > name? --edit-key allows only to adduid and deluid, but not to
> > modify a uid.
I also have a german umlaut in my user identity and I have no problems with it (cf. below). [snip]
> The next version will fix that. I have heard that PGP is not able to
> display usernames correctly (they are UTF-8 encoded).
Yeah. PGP really sucks. Maybe PGP 7 can display usernames correctly. But PGP 6.5.8 (is there a newer version available for Unix?) can't. - ---------- ingo@erwin:~ > gpg --list-key pub 1024D/30E0B9D8 2000-10-16 Ingo H. Klöcker <> uid Ingo Klöcker <> uid Ingo H. Klöcker <> uid Ingo H. Klöcker <> sub 2048g/32319538 2000-10-16 ingo@erwin:~ > pgp6 -kv Pretty Good Privacy(tm) Version 6.5.8 (c) 1999 Network Associates Inc. Uses the RSAREF(tm) Toolkit, which is copyright RSA Data Security, Inc. Export of this software may be restricted by the U.S. government. Looking for user ID "". Type bits keyID Date User ID DSS 2048/1024 0x30E0B9D8 2000/10/16 *** DEFAULT SIGNING KEY *** Ingo Klöcker <> Ingo H. Klöcker <> Ingo H. Klöcker <> Ingo H. Klöcker <> 1 matching key found. - ---------- Regards, Ingo -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE7WLgMGnR+RTDgudgRAninAJ9uIkq01UWCFwmSWoEXNNp4r28BUQCguczI 3vP8zcdv3q7KeOveV3fQlBg= =N7R2 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----