Re: [openpgp] Linked Identities / URI Attributes status

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> Sat, 07 October 2017 08:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: [openpgp] Linked Identities / URI Attributes status
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On Fri,  6 Oct 2017 18:26, look@my.amazin.horse said:

> A secondary thought is that, while the content explicitly isn't
> restricted, overloading user ids with more stuff adds to the amount of
> guesswork implementations have to do to interpret and display them in a

You don't need to do any guesswork.  We have notation data which can be
used to add meta data to a user id.

Hiding things which might act as identities in UAT does not feel right.
We better keep UAT for what they are used today - for the more or less
useless photo-ids


Shalom-Salam,

   Werner

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