comments on uid

Peter Lebbing peter at
Sun Mar 18 22:39:25 CET 2012

On 18/03/12 19:13, freejack at wrote:
>> I should note that many people actually *don't* check if the e-mail
>> address belongs to the person whose UID they sign.
> That doesn't sound right. 

We could have a simple misunderstanding here: I do think many people check if
the person whose UID they sign have /access/ to the e-mail address in the UID.
But I'm making a distinction between access and "belonging".


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