Creating a key bearing no user ID

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Sun Jan 22 19:36:44 CET 2012

On 1/22/2012 11:59 AM, Holger wrote:
> Will this work or did I miss something?

The OpenPGP spec (RFC4880) says that a transferable public key (one that
can be shared, basically) is required to have one or more user IDs
attached (RFC4880 section 11.1).  If you don't have a user ID on your
certificate, you have no guarantees your certificate will be usable by
other people.

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