dash escaping

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From: "John S. J. Anderson" <jacobs@genehack.org>
Subject: dash escaping
Date: 31 Jul 2000 21:56:20 -0400
Message-ID: <87vgxlrbgb.fsf@genehack.org>


> The only remaining problem I'm having is that somewhere along the way,
> my sig delimiter gets changed from '-- ' to '- -- '. Any other lines
> that start with a dash suffer a similar fate. I've been told that PGP
> does this because of the '-----PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----' lines.
> Is there any way to disable this behavior in GnuPG?
iirc, i don't think so, and if you could, i think that would cause difficulties when computing and verifiying signatures...you do want your "appended signature" to be signed, right? for reference, rfc 2440 has signature-related details, if you're interested.