key generation: email-address necessary?

Martin Bretschneider mailing-lists-mmvi at
Fri Feb 26 19:34:28 CET 2010


I want to recreate my GnuPG keys. My question is if I can omit the email 
address? Since I do not want my email addresses to appear on the 
keyservers because of spammers and so on. I only want to put my name and 
maybe my toplevel domain in the comment field.

Is the some kind of problem with this behavoir? Can email clients find 
out what key to use if there is no known email address?

What do you think?

Kind regards from the CeBIT town;)

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        _\_VV_/_        own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

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