Making the case for smart cards for the average user

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Tue Mar 17 18:38:03 CET 2015

On Mon 2015-03-16 20:55:51 -0400, MFPA wrote:

> Although I don't really like email addresses in the UIDs of my keys, I
> quite like the simplicity of your "email address only" simplified UID
> format. However, I would urge you to reconsider your decision to drop
> the angle brackets. At least one MUA (the MUA I am using to write this
> message) sends the email address enclosed in angle brackets as the
> search string for GnuPG to locate the key. No angle brackets around
> the email address means no key found.

This might be a bug (or at least a well-warranted feature enhancement)
in GnuPG.

I've just opened to track it.


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