Questions about --throw-keyids
justus at g10code.com
Tue Feb 14 16:56:42 CET 2017
Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
> On Tue 2017-02-14 05:28:07 -0500, Justus Winter wrote:
>> I don't. I strongly believe that adding command line switches should be
>> the absolute last resort.
> I'm open to other suggestions about how to achieve this behavior.
I have none, and tbh I did not even thought this through. However...
> GnuPG's general stance appears to be that the only way to interact with
> the suite is through the command line. It also has historically tried
> to avoid making breaking changes to the behavior based on existing
> options. This doesn't appear to leave much room for fixing problems or
> adding functionality *without* new command-line switches.
... while adding another option may fix every small problem at hand, it
creates a huge one that is even harder to fix: We have way too many
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