[Madlug] Signed email conventions (was Re: newsgroup conventions guide)

Timm Murray tmurray-madlug at wumpus-cave.net
Mon May 3 00:32:51 CDT 2004


On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 03:00:22PM -0500, Chris Dolan wrote:
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> I've been using a MIME-attached PGP.sig (via the superb GPGMail for 
> Mail.app) for a while now.  Other than a few people thinking I'm 
> sending them virii, it's been tolerable.  The other types I've seen are 
> 1) ASCII-armored inline signatures, 2) signature.asc attachments and 3) 
> S/MIME attachments.  #3 is very different in that it uses PKCS #7 sigs 
> and X.509 certs instead of PGP/GPG sigs and no definite centralized 
> certs.
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I don't remember the exact settings that make this happen, but one of 
the attachment styles will only show up as an attachment in Outlook 
without the actual text.

I go for #1, myself (or rather, I do when I actually have my e-mail 
client setup right . . . ).




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