Aw: Re: OpenPGP SMTP headers

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder avbidder at
Wed May 19 09:58:43 CEST 2004

On Wednesday 19 May 2004 08.41, Albrecht Dreß wrote:
> > A header says "you can download my key from here if you want it".
> > application/pgp-keys says "here is my key.  Take it."
> I guess I didn't get your point here - why not configure gpg to
> retreive missing keys from a key server automagically, and then
> your're done? If you don't like this idea and want something special,
> you're free to add any header to the message envelope you like as
> long as it starts with "x-" and complies with rfc2822.

Since many keyservers today are broken, I think a standard way to 
specify a canonic location for key retrieval in an mail header would be 
a good thing.

-- vbi

(speaking of headers: your mailer breaks threading - it doesn't use 
In-Reply-To or References headers.)

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den Menschen nicht, noch demütigt es ihn.
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