Memory Hole discussion / OpenPGP e-mail header protection

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Sun Jun 28 17:47:04 CEST 2015

On 25.06.15 18:12, Bjarni Runar Einarsson wrote:
> OK, I sent out a pair of test messages, on encrypted, one signed.
> For a version/part-marker, I added an attribute to the Content-Type,
> like so:
>    memoryhole="v1,<MESSAGEID>"
> This allows for versioning and also binds the part to the message it
> applies to, which was one of the questions raised in April.  I suspect
> we'll want to rename from "memoryhole" to something less cool but more
> descriptive sooner rather than later; "pgp-mime-headers" comes to mind?

The headers we protect are not PGP/MIME headers. I think something like
"protected-headers" or "secure-headers" would be better.


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