User id's without person's name, only email

Teemu Likonen tlikonen at
Thu Nov 18 07:02:06 CET 2021

* 2021-11-18 13:22:52+1100, raf via Gnupg-users wrote:

> Real names aren't that useful. They're hardly unique,
> even/especially within a single family.

That continues the technical or nerdy point of view. "Real names are not
unique. Therefore they are not (that) useful." Sometimes crypto nerds
seem to say that if everything is not perfect then all is lost. In
practice, real names are very useful for humans.

But another thing is that two separate things probably shouldn't be in
the same technical information field. Currently we could do this:

    pub   ed25519 2021-11-07 [C] [expires: 2023-11-07]
          [Not really my key, so fingerprint removed.]
    uid           [...] Teemu Likonen
    uid           [...] <tlikonen at>
    uid           [...] <teemu.likonen at>
    uid           [...] <dtw at>

Then other people could more carefully certify different information in
user id's.

/// Teemu Likonen - .-..
// OpenPGP: 6965F03973F0D4CA22B9410F0F2CAE0E07608462
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