Flexibility when using photos
Sun Sep 21 18:58:01 2003
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On Sunday 21 Sep 2003 4:04 pm, Jens Nachtigall wrote:
> Dear all,
> I just created my first own key pair and thought about adding a photo. If=
> add a photo, will it later still be possible to change this photo while
> keeping this key pair (in case I get this green colour one day ;-) ?
The photo gets incorporated into the public key itself (so keep the photo=20
small) and like any other UID, it would need to be revoked if it's going to=
change. Changing the photo regularly is going to make your public key=20
> Has adding a photo any negative sideeffects, i.e. compatibility problems
> with older versions or with pgp?
Not sure about older versions of pgp, but some keyservers have problems wit=
photo UID's - you may find that people cannot find your new key but if you=
put some kind of comment in your emails along the lines of: this is my=20
homepage where you'll find my public key: it should be OK.
> Couldn't find anything in the docs about this,
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