Aw: Re: OpenPGP SMTP headers

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jul 6 15:37:32 CEST 2004

On Tue, 25 May 2004 08:49:27 +0200, Holger Sesterhenn said:

> Second, the mailing list software creates an envelope around the
> PGP/MIME message so it looks like "multipart/mixed" instead of
> "multipart/signed". There are some OpenPGP clients (like Enigmail) which

Well this is required and perfectly fine with any MIME object.  The
reason Mailman does this is to be able to append a footer to the
orginal message with information about the list.  Obviously this would
break the signature unless the orginal posted message is put into an
inner MIME container.

> try to detect this but its just experimental.

With a proper MIME implementaion this will work without any problems.


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