Newbie Question

Ivan Boldyrev boldyrev+nospam at
Thu Apr 1 08:50:55 CEST 2004

On 8700 day of my life Thomas Bulka wrote:
> Hi,
> as a GnuPG-Newbie I want to ask a very basic general
> understanding question.
> If I generate a key, is it supposed to work only
> with the email-Address I entered during the generation
> process?

Really e-mail addresses are important only when someone encrypts
message to you from mail client or from any other program that uses
e-mail for selecting a key.

> I mean, can I sign mails sent from another adress with this
> key or am I supposed to create another key for every address I use?

As you was told, you can add more user IDs.

Ivan Boldyrev

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