Questions about generating keys

Paul claws at
Wed Aug 22 17:17:18 CEST 2007

On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 13:06:18 +0300 (EEST)
"Oskar L." <oskar at> wrote: 

> "Name must be at least 5 characters long"
> Why? There are probably many people who like to go only by their first
> name, and have a 3 or 4 character name.


gpg --gen-key --allow-freeform-uid

(from 'man gpg')

best regards


It isn't worth a nickle to two guys like you or me, 
but to a collector it is worth a fortune 
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