bem at cmc.net
Mon Oct 12 15:32:57 CEST 1998
On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 10:49:51PM +0200, Robert Richard George 'reptile' Wal wrote:
> On 98.10.12 brian moore pressed the following keys:
> > On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 11:52:23AM -0700, Ron Echeverri wrote:
> > > Werner Koch writes:
> > > "John A. Martin" <jam at jamux.com> writes:
> > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> > > ASCII armors are depreciated - you should use MIME ;-)
> > >
> > > Forgive the digression, but what would the proper MIME type be? :)
> > Content-Type: application/pgp; format=text; x-action=sign
> And what is the RFC that describes this beast?
None that I've seen.
> PS. Yes, I am picky, because there is RFC about PGP encapsulated in MIME.
Depends on the mail client. The original method (non-multipart) still
works, and is generated (and accepted) by a large number of clients.
Note that not everything is documented with RFCs. (HTTP existed long
before an RFC described it -- it's still a very successful protocol.)
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