gpg.conf recommendations (FAQ improvement) was: GnuPG 1.4.19 - Encryption Questions

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Wed Aug 17 17:04:45 CEST 2016

Am Mittwoch, 17. August 2016 16:53:57 schrieb Werner Koch:
> FWIW, I really wonder why people seem to use the keyid to check keys.

It is not done to check keys, it done to distinquish keys to select
in user interfaces. 

You could call this some sort of "checking" of course,
but it is a usability problem.

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