Are all the UIDs on a key supposed to be equal?

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Feb 9 22:42:58 CET 2005

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 08:58:03PM +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> Erwan David:
> > You can also revoke uids on your key; which indicates juste a 
> > change of address, but you keep being the same person. If you look 
> > at my key (0xF7001FC7 on public servers), you see it bears 
> > following Ids: 
> I added a UID, revoked another UID, and changed the primary UID, then the 
> key to the MIT keyserver.  The keyserver's verbose listing includes the 
> new UID but doesn't indicate the revocation.  Is that normal?

I don't think the MIT keyserver shows revoked UIDs as being revoked.


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