Ugly way to change the primary UID
Wed May 2 09:47:02 2001
On Tue, 1 May 2001, Nicholas Cole wrote:
> I found that simply deleting the self-sig on the primary UID and
> resigning also works; the disadvantage of both methods is surely that it
Whay taking the easy way if there is a more complicated one :-).
If you can really delete the last self-signature, this should really
work. IIRC, I once had a check that you can't delete the last
self-signature - but I may be wrong on this.
> might make an alert user wonder if your key has been tampered with since
That is a problem, but according to OpenPGP this is perfectly legal.
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