moving user ID Comments to --expert mode
wk at gnupg.org
Sun Feb 6 20:08:58 CET 2011
On Fri, 4 Feb 2011 16:51, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> Some translation changes might still be worth doing; I would like to see
> the example User ID lose the comment (including "(Der Dichter)" in an
> english prompt is not helpful), and i think the wording should also be
Fine with me, if we drop the comment prompt.
> adjusted, since the User ID does not identify the key -- it identifies
> the user. But i'll happily pursue translation changes as a separate
I disagree. It depends on what you understand as "the user". I assume
you mean the entity which has control over the secret key. Often this
is not just one human but a group of people or some malware. Thus the
User ID is still one way to identify the key and it is actually the most
commonly used to identify the key.
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