Removing UIDs?

Laurent Jumet laurent.jumet at
Tue Sep 16 09:19:56 CEST 2008

Hello Robert !

"Robert J. Hansen" <rjh at> wrote:

>> Once the key has been updated on the servers, is there any reason to
>> don't remove it from the key? Just to "clean" it... now I think about
>> it, probably it won't decrease too much the key's size...

> "Futility" comes to mind.  If you delete the UID, as soon as you sync
> with a keyserver, the deleted UID will come back.

    Are you sure?
    In my opinion, if you update your key to a keyserver, deleted UID's will not appear any more.

Laurent Jumet
      KeyID: 0xCFAF704C

More information about the Gnupg-users mailing list