FYI: comment packets
wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Sun May 3 18:58:50 CEST 1998
Jon Callas <jon at pgp.com> writes:
> The comment packet is gone at the area director's request. The uses you
> give for it are good ones, but other protocols with similar features have
> also had them removed. However, if you want to carry meta-data in a
> pipeline, there's no reason why you can't use packets 60-63 for this. They
> are specifically reserved for private or experimental use.
Okay I changed it: GNUPG now puts comments into a packet of type 61.
Comment packets of type 16 are still recognized. The first character
of all GNUPG generated comments is a ´#´.
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