keys require a user-id

Mark azbigdogs at
Thu May 21 00:16:52 CEST 2020

It must be... With all the talk of "anonymous" keys I wanted to see if I
could create one with Kleopatra, especially since it says optional for

On 5/20/2020 12:27 AM, Andrew Gallagher wrote:
>> On 20 May 2020, at 06:32, Mark <azbigdogs at> wrote:
>> Just to test this out I tried creating a new key in Kleopatra with no
>> name and then with just a single name and it would not let me do it. It
>> had to have a first and at least a last initial.
> This must be a Kleopatra limitation. I have successfully created IDs consisting of a single word using the gpg command line.
> Such a limitation would be user-hostile, as there are people in some cultures who have only one name, the Indonesian dictator Suharto being one famous example.
> A

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