Adding a Comment

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Mon Oct 25 01:25:11 CEST 2004

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Servie Platon wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am sorry if this may have been asked before.
> Is there a way to add a comment, after one has
> generated a key? I know, this is not as important but
> I am just curious if it is possible after you have
> saved your keys?

It's not possible to edit the comment field of an UID after it has been
made part of the key. You may, however, add a new UID (same name, same
email, add the comment) and delete the old UID without the comment.

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