y-iida at secom
Oct 29, 2000, 8:43 PM
Post #1 of 1
I saw gpg.1 in gnupg-1.0.4 and made the following patch.
patch for gpg.1 in gnupg-1.0.4
I hope this list works. Enjoy these bits!
--- gpg.1~ Wed Sep 6 23:38:47 2000
+++ gpg.1 Mon Oct 30 00:29:46 2000
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@
.IP "-e, --encrypt" 10
Encrypt data. This option may be combined with --sign.
.IP "-c, --symmetric" 10
-Encrypt with symmetric cipher only
+Encrypt with symmetric cipher only.
This command asks for a passphrase.
.IP "--store" 10
Store only (make a simple RFC1991 packet).
@@ -112,8 +112,8 @@
and the remaining files are the signed stuff.
.IP "--verify-files [\fBfiles\fR]" 10
This is a special version of the --verify command which does not work with
-detached signatures. The command expects the files to bee verified either
-on the commandline or reads the filenames from stdin; each anem muts be on
+detached signatures. The command expects the files to be verified either
+on the commandline or reads the filenames from stdin; each name must be on
separate line. The command is intended for quick checking of many files.
.IP "--list-keys [\fBnames\fR]" 10
.IP "--list-public-keys [\fBnames\fR]" 10
@@ -147,7 +147,8 @@
.IP "sign" 10
-Make a signature on key of user \fBname\fR If the key is not yet signed by the default
+Make a signature on key of user \fBname\fR.
+If the key is not yet signed by the default
user (or the users given with -u), the
program displays the information of the key
again, together with its fingerprint and
@@ -230,10 +231,10 @@
.IP "--sign-key \fBname\fR" 10
-Sign a public key with you secret key. This is a shortcut version
+Sign a public key with your secret key. This is a shortcut version
of the subcommand "sign" from --edit.
.IP "--lsign-key \fBname\fR" 10
-Sign a public key with you secret key but mark it as non-exportable.
+Sign a public key with your secret key but mark it as non-exportable.
This is a shortcut version of the subcommand "lsign" from --edit.
.IP "--trusted-key \fBlong key ID\fR" 10
Assume that the specified key (which must be given
@@ -241,9 +242,9 @@
your own secret keys. This option is useful if you
don't want to keep your secret keys (or one of them)
online but still be able to check the validity of a given
-recipient's or signator's key.
+recipient's or signatorie's key.
.IP "--delete-key \fBname\fR" 10
-Remove key from the public keyring
+Remove key from the public keyring.
.IP "--delete-secret-key \fBname\fR" 10
Remove key from the secret and public keyring
.IP "--gen-revoke" 10
@@ -269,7 +270,7 @@
.IP "--export-secret-subkeys [\fBnames\fR]" 10
Same as --export, but does export the secret keys.
This is normally not very useful and a security risk.
-the second form of the command has the special property to
+The second form of the command has the special property to
render the secret part of the primary key useless; this is
a GNU extension to OpenPGP and other implementations can
not be expected to successful import such a key.
@@ -290,13 +291,13 @@
give the name of this keyserver.
.IP "--export-ownertrust" 10
List the assigned ownertrust values in ASCII format
-for backup purposes
+for backup purposes.
.IP "--import-ownertrust [\fBfiles\fR]" 10
Update the trustdb with the ownertrust values stored
in \fBfiles\fR (or stdin if not given); existing
values will be overwritten.
.IP "--print-md \fBalgo\fR [\fBfiles\fR]" 10
-Print message digest of algorithm ALGO for all given files of stdin.
+Print message digest of algorithm ALGO for all given files or stdin.
If "*" is used for the algorithm, digests for all available algorithms
.IP "--gen-random \fB0|1|2\fR [\fBcount\fR]" 10
@@ -338,7 +339,7 @@
.IP "-r, --recipient \fBname\fR" 10
.IP "" 10
Encrypt for user id \fBname\fR. If this option is not
-specified, GnuPG asks for the user-id unless --default-recipient is given
+specified, GnuPG asks for the user-id unless --default-recipient is given.
.IP "--default-recipient \fBname\fR" 10
Use \fBname\fR as default recipient if option --recipient is not used and
don't ask if this is a valid one. \fBname\fR must be a non empty.
@@ -383,7 +384,7 @@
.IP "--no-tty" 10
Make sure that the TTY (terminal) is never used for any output.
This option is needed in some cases because GnuPG sometimes prints
-warnings to the TTY if if --batch is used.
+warnings to the TTY if --batch is used.
.IP "--no-batch" 10
Disable batch mode. This may be of use if --batch
is enabled from an options file.
@@ -452,7 +453,7 @@
Assume that the arguments are already given as UTF8 strings. The default
is to assume that arguments are encoded in the character set as specified
-by --charset. These options effects all following arguments. Both options may
+by --charset. These options effect all following arguments. Both options may
used multiple times.
.IP "--options \fBfile\fR" 10
Read options from \fBfile\fR and do not try to read
@@ -498,7 +499,7 @@
\fBname\fR must consists only of alphanumeric characters, digits
or the underscore; the first character must not be a digit.
\fBvalue\fR may be any printable string; it will encoded in UTF8,
-so sou should have check that your --charset is set right.
+so you should have check that your --charset is set right.
If you prefix \fBname\fR with an exclamation mark, the notation
data will be flagged as critical (rfc2440:18.104.22.168).
.IP "--set-policy-url \fBstring\fR" 10
@@ -579,7 +580,7 @@
line tells GnuPG about this cleartext signature option.
.IP "--escape-from-lines" 10
Because some mailers change lines starting with "From "
-to "<From " it is good to handle such lines in a special
+to ">From " it is good to handle such lines in a special
way when creating cleartext signatures. All other PGP
versions do it this way too. This option is not enabled
by default because it would violate rfc2440.
@@ -592,7 +593,7 @@
This is a replacement for the depreciated shared-memory IPC mode.
If this option is enabled, user input on questions is not expected
from the TTY but from the given file descriptor. It should be used
-together with --status-fd. See the file doc/DETAILS in the source
+together with --status-fd. See the file \fBdoc/DETAILS\fP in the source
distribution for details on how to use it.
.IP "--rfc1991" 10
Try to be more RFC1991 (PGP 2.x) compliant.
@@ -616,7 +617,7 @@
.IP "--allow-non-selfsigned-uid" 10
Allow the import of keys with user IDs which are not self-signed.
This is only allows the import - key validation will fail and you
-have to check the validity of the key my other means. This hack is
+have to check the validity of the key by other means. This hack is
needed for some German keys generated with pgp 2.6.3in. You should really
avoid using it, because OpenPGP has better mechanics to do separate signing
and encryption keys.
@@ -644,9 +645,9 @@
encryption system will probably use this. Improper usage of this
option may lead to data and key corruption.
.IP "--no-random-seed-file" 10
-GnuPG uses a file to store it's internal random pool over invocations.
+GnuPG uses a file to store its internal random pool over invocations.
This makes random generation faster; however sometimes write operations
-are not desired. This option can be used to achive that with the cost of
+are not desired. This option can be used to achieve that with the cost of
slower random generation.
.IP "--no-verbose" 10
Reset verbose level to 0.
@@ -675,7 +676,7 @@
Changes the output of the list commands to work faster; this is achieved
by leaving some parts empty. Some applications don't need the user ID and
the trust information given in the listings. By using this options they
-can get a faster listing. The excact behaviour of this option may change
+can get a faster listing. The exact behaviour of this option may change
in future versions.
.IP "--list-only" 10
Changes the behaviour of some commands. This is like --dry-run but