Extra dashes when crearsigning a file?
Mon, 3 Apr 2000 23:12:41 +0200
On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, Johan Wevers wrote:
> When you clearsign a file which contains lines that start with a dash, an
> extra dash is introduced, why is that?
This is called dash-escaped text. It is used to quote the -----PGP....
lines and to make the job of the parser easier. It has always been
used by PGP.
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