[GnuPG 1.4.x] max. amount of UIDs

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Apr 9 19:08:47 CEST 2021

On Fri,  9 Apr 2021 16:47, Stefan Vasilev said:

> for a privacy project I am working on I need the ability to use GnuPG 1.4.x

No you don't need 1.4 - it is obsolete and maionatined only to decrypt
existing data.

> for Windows and would like to know how many UIDs Alice and Bob can

There is some limit on the size of the keyblock (iirc 5 MiB) , but there
is no explicit limit on the number of user ids.



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