moving user ID Comments to --expert mode

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Feb 6 20:08:58 CET 2011

On Fri,  4 Feb 2011 16:51, dkg at 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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