key edit question // adding a comment

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Mar 1 19:09:43 CET 2005

On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 06:58:56PM +0100, markus reichelt wrote:
> David Shaw <dshaw at> wrote:
> > The comment is part of the user ID.  If you want a new comment, you
> > need to make a new user ID.
> So I guess the chances of this ever being available are exactly nil
> unless a corresponding RFC exists. Right?

Pretty much.  Right now, comments are part of the user ID.  You can
use notations or the like to add other text to a key if you like, but
the comment field that is part of the user ID is, well, part of the
user ID.


More information about the Gnupg-users mailing list