keys require a user-id
Mark H. Wood
mwood at iupui.edu
Thu May 21 15:48:44 CEST 2020
On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 03:27:28PM -0700, Mark wrote:
> Did a bit more experimenting with it. You can have something only in
> the first name field but it has to be a minimum of 5 characters and the
> first one must be a letter. ..
> On 5/20/2020 3:16 PM, Mark wrote:
> > 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
> > name.
> > On 5/20/2020 12:27 AM, Andrew Gallagher wrote:
> >>> On 20 May 2020, at 06:32, Mark <azbigdogs at gmx.com> 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.
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Mark H. Wood
Lead Technology Analyst
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
755 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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