subkey comments?

adrelanos adrelanos at
Wed Nov 13 01:34:38 CET 2013

Hauke Laging:
> Am Di 12.11.2013, 15:50:10 schrieb adrelanos:
>> Is it possible to have subkeys with different comments than the main
>> key? How?
> The main question is: What do you mean by "comments"? You probably refer to 
> the comment part of a user ID.

I am referring this... When you run gpg --fingerprint, you'll see
something like this:

pub   ..../..... ....
      Key fingerprint = ....
uid                  name (I mean this field.) <email @>
sub   ..../... ...

> But it has not been determined what exactly 
> that refers to.

I don't understand what you mean by that sentence.

> A key comment in a technically more correct sense would be a signature 
> notation.

Notations and comment part of a user ID are different things?

I guess I prefer the comment part of a user ID, because that is shown by
default. (The --list-options show-notations does not seem to be very

Is it possible to add a comment to the user ID of sub keys?

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