David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed May 5 20:27:13 CEST 2004

On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 11:55:50PM -0400, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> i'm not subscribed to the devel list, so please CC me on replies...
> from the man page (gpg 1.2.4):
>        --comment string
> 	Use string as the comment string in clear text signatures.
> 	The default behavior is not to use a comment string.
> the man page says that the comment string will be used "in clear text
> signatures." the behavior that i've observed is that the comment is not
> only inserted into clear text signatures, but also inserted into
> ascii-armored cipher text. it doesn't matter if the comment is specified
> on the command line or config file.
> i'm not sure if this is a documentation bug or undesired behavior.

Documentation bug.  Thanks for the report.  It's fixed now.


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