gpg messages error after signing
dmdm00 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 8 09:00:50 CET 2009
Thanks for your post.
I wonder if I might ask for an example please useing perhaps this line in
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
David Shaw wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2009, at 5:28 AM, dmdm wrote:
>> When I sign a message that contains a gpg key what happens is that
>> the key
>> has the '-'
>> missing at top and bottom of key. its ok before its signed .(see
> That is a normal part of OpenPGP called "dash escaping". Basically,
> since your signature itself starts with a dash (as part of "-----BEGIN
> PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----") any other dashes, such as those surrounding
> your key that you're including in the signed message, need to be
> escaped so the message parser does not get confused. The way this is
> done is to append a "- " (a dash and a space) to the beginning of each
> Just verify the message to check the signature, and what comes out of
> the verification step has all the escaping removed so you can use the
> key you included.
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