MDC and GnuPG as a filter

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Aug 12 20:17:01 CEST 2002

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 15:59:06 +0200, Florian Weimer said:

> this paper: -- most of you
> probably know it already.)

Known for a couple of weeks.  Actually it is an update of another
paper, this time with a real working example.

> Unfortunately, this breaks one-pass processing for OpenPGP data.  The
> whole plaintext has to be stored, and in general, processing can only
> begin after all data has been received. :-(

Depends on what you do with the data.  If you send it straight back
you have a problem.  OTOH, the problem is not much different from an
uncompress error or an read error - the application should cancel
incomplete data anyway.



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