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