choosing an encryption target from a User ID

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Sep 23 18:17:51 CEST 2009

On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:34, dkg at said:

> OK; if i'm proposing one specific alternative, it would be:

Please keep in mind that using a user ID is just to help the user in the
most common case.  Any proper mail tool won't accept such a solution but
either presenr the user a list of matching keys and let him select a key
or auto select the key based on such information.

If possible you should use the fingerprint to select a key.

Thus I consider this a wish for a future version.  Feel free to add such
a request to the bug tracker.



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