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[PATCH] fix confusing "Invalid character in name" message
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When creating a new key, I kept getting a confusing "Invalid character in name"
all the time, and was unable to figure out which one it was complaining about.

After checking the source code (and fixing my problem), I think it'd have been
much clearer if it had told me *which* is the invalid character (in my case, it
was complaining about '<').

So here's a patch to do just that.

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werner lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Wishlist.Jul 9 2009, 4:19 PM
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Enter a "?" on the prompt and it will show you the valid characters.
We can't change this right now because this would break all translations.

You may want to resort to a GUI, like GPA. ;-)

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