[PATCH] Display notifications in key signatures

Matthew Byng-Maddick mbm at colondot.net
Fri Aug 3 19:10:02 CEST 2001

On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:47:41AM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 10:47:28AM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote:
> > I have been involved with a project which will probably want to use
> > notifications (as per RFC2440 I note that GnuPG will sign with
> > these, but currently will only display them if you do a --list-packets on
> > the public keyring.
> > 
> > The attached patch (against gnupg-1.0.6) will display them as part of the
> > signature.
> [ ... ]
> This is cool, but I think it would be even better with a
> --show-notations and a --no-show-notations to give more control over
> when to display them.

I realised that this might be sensible after I posted the original patch.
I'll do a version with that this evening.

It just annoyed me that GnuPG has a capability to write the notations into
signatures but no way to read them back and be able to actually *check*
the validity of the signature at the same time. You can do one or the other
but not both.


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