Re: [openpgp] Signer's User ID

"Neal H. Walfield" <neal@walfield.org> Wed, 21 September 2016 09:22 UTC

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Hi Daniel,

On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:39:08 +0200,
Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> fwiw, i've always assumed this was a byte-for-byte match of the signing
> User ID itself, UTF-8-encoded just like the User ID.  Making this a
> specific transformation of the User ID seems like an extra complication,
> without much gain, no?

This was my initial assumption as well, but Werner had some arguments,
which I'm having trouble reproducing now.  Hopefully he'll respond
here.

:) Neal