Is there a maximum length for an OpenPGP UID?
expires2010 at ymail.com
Fri Oct 22 02:29:34 CEST 2010
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On Friday 22 October 2010 at 12:28:53 AM, in
<mid:96D7DB18-2717-4E06-800B-C47BA48E573C at jabberwocky.com>, David Shaw
> On Oct 21, 2010, at 5:26 PM, MFPA wrote:
>> Is there a maximum length for an OpenPGP UID?
> Yes, but it's huge: 4,294,967,295 characters long.
> That's the OpenPGP answer. In practice, however, using
> GnuPG, the maximum is 2048 characters.
Does it matter how many characters are for "real name," "comment,"
"email address," or is it just a limit to the total length?
MFPA mailto:expires2010 at ymail.com
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it's that we're not paranoid enough.
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