importing keys with escaped "="

Thomas Roessler roessler at
Wed Jan 13 12:26:01 CET 1999

On Wed, Jan 13, 1999 at 10:51:59AM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:

> But is it the goal of gpg to fix problems in some mailers?  The
> armor is simply not compliant to rfc2440 or rfc1991 and gpg should
> tell you that.  But dues to the motto: Create valid output but try
> to accept even somewhat mangled input I can add this and print a
> warning.

I'd suggest you stay with strict armor decoding.  Yes, this involves
some problems for users of buggy software.  Then again, bug reports
(possibly fixes) about such programs are a Good Thing (TM).

Thomas Roessler · 74a353cc0b19 · dg1ktr ·
     2048/CE6AC6C1 · 4E 04 F0 BC 72 FF 14 23 44 85 D1 A1 3B B0 73 C1
> Hi!  I'm Signature Virus 99!  Copy me into your signature and join the fun!

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