#376 ✓released

remove short and long key IDs and always use fingerprint and optimize fingerprint display UI

Reported by steve | August 16th, 2016 @ 05:00 PM | in 1.3.3b2 (closed)

Using short IDs is becoming a bigger problem by the day. Let's use fingerrpint in all locations when identifying a key.

With GnuPG 2.1 listing of keys shows the fingerprint.

Also see: https://github.com/GPGTools/MacGPG2/pull/1#issuecomment-240349873

Relevant web links:
Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12296974

Action items

  • use fingerprint instead of short ID in default main view verified 2017-02-21, GPG_Suite 1775n ✔
  • use Menlo font for fingerprints, so that all fingerprints are aligned correctly and use identical width no matter if bold, grey or black verified 2017-02-21, GPG_Suite 1775n ✔
  • adjust and optimize default width of columns, decrease name + email so no space is wasted on small screens, ensure fingerprint is not cut-off and shown completely verified 2017-02-21, GPG_Suite 1775n ✔
  • ensure no space is wasted with empty space behind the last column verified 2017-02-21, GPG_Suite 1775n ✔

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