[PATCH] avoid publishing the GnuPG version by default
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Fri Aug 5 20:37:21 CEST 2016
On Fri 2016-08-05 14:24:32 -0400, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> Be careful here. Removing the Hash: header would break all versions of
> Enigmail when trying to create PGP/MIME signed messages - and I'm sure a
> few other tools as well. Even though I do not care (anymore) for the
> value I find in the micalg= parameter when reading signed messages, I
> still rely on the header for the creation of such messages...
ah, you scan the Hash header of the generated detached cleartext
signature to know how to set the micalg? presumably the same thing
could be done by scanning the openpgp block itself, right?
ps i don't think anyone has proposed removing the Hash: header, we're in
total theoretical-land now in this discussion.
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