Which Key ID for Business Card?

Faramir faramir.cl at gmail.com
Sat Jan 3 19:51:52 CET 2009

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Rippit the Ogg Frog escribió:
> Greetings, I just subscribed.

  Welcome to the list!

> I'm getting ready to have business cards printed, and want to include my
> Key ID on them so that recipients can look up my key from the keyservers.

  I made the same question 1 or 2 months ago...

> Or should I generate a new key entirely?

  It's your choice... if you want to replace your old key, and people is
already using it, maybe you'd like to sign the new one with the old one.

> I just used gpg --edit-key adduid to add the first two UIDs, which seems
> to have rendered my key untrustworthy.  Once I'm completely happy with
> my key I'll get some friends to sign it again.

   If you want people to always be able to send emails to you, it is not
a bad idea to have more than 1 UID (each one with a different email).
While you don't use different names, I suppose they won't cause any
trust problem...

  About what to print in the card, I chose to print the full fingerprint
(because after being warned about collisions, I saw one with my own
eyes). I also uploaded my key to biglumber.com, created a tinyurl
pointing to my key, and printed that url too...

  Best Regards
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