keys require a user-id

Werner Koch wk at
Fri May 15 17:37:01 CEST 2020

On Fri, 15 May 2020 14:35, Ingo Klöcker said:

> UIDs. No UID -> invalid key. Why do you want to be able to import a key in 
> GnuPG that would be utterly unusable?

FWIW, the expiration time of a key is also bound to the user-id as well
as key preferences and all kind of other possiblke gadgets.  And no, a
direct-key signature is no replacement for this.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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