John A. Martin
jam at jamux.com
Wed Dec 16 12:26:34 CET 1998
>>>>> "Rat" == Stainless Steel Rat
>>>>> "Re: >From woes"
>>>>> 16 Dec 1998 10:52:17 -0500
Rat> "WK" == Werner Koch <wk at isil.d.shuttle.de> writes:
WK> Because I think a MUA should cope with these starnge things.
WK> I think it is not required by RfC2440 - can someone please
WK> look it up?
Rat> Though not required, it is generally a good idea to use
Rat> Quoted- Printable encoding in the first step (writing out
Rat> the data to be signed in MIME canonical format) if any of
Rat> the lines in the data begin with "From ", and encode the
Rat> "F". This will avoid an MTA inserting a ">" in front of
Rat> the line, thus invalidating the signature!
I'm confused. I do not see that text in my copy of rfc2440.
141371 Nov 10 17:28 rfc2440.txt
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Network Working Group J. Callas
Request for Comments: 2440 Network Associates
Category: Standards Track L. Donnerhacke
IN-Root-CA Individual Network e.V.
OpenPGP Message Format
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Perhaps we need to have gpg signatures on RFCs. :-)
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