GPG/PGP and Mail (was: Re: GnuPG: what email client should i use?)

L. Sassaman rabbi@quickie.net
Tue, 1 Aug 2000 16:16:05 -0700 (PDT)


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On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Horacio MG wrote:


> El miť, 26 de jul de 2000, a las 10:35:28 +0200, Nils Ellmenreich dijo:
> >
> > - If we leave S/MIME aside, you've still got to decide whether to use
> > Ascii armor or PGP/MIME. I found (so far) no Unix-based mailreader
> > that can handle both (but there might be some, who knows. Maybe pine).
> > It really depends on the person you're mailing with which format to
> > use.
>
> AFAIK mutt can handle both application/pgp (ascii) and pgp/mime. It's
application/pgp is not regular ASCII-armored mail. application/pgp should never be used. What is so wrong with using regular text? - --Len. __ L. Sassaman System Administrator | "And all our yesterdays Technology Consultant | have lighted fools..." icq.. 10735603 | pgp.. finger://ns.quickie.net/rabbi | --Shakespeare -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPGP Encrypted Email Preferred. iD8DBQE5h1o+PYrxsgmsCmoRAqieAKCCYuEbuUwJ2KeQFtrgS2rTHiMwLwCeN+aS yU53VMWLEtGCEMwEYKAyxZM= =qSzV -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Archive is at http://lists.gnupg.org - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to gnupg-users-request@gnupg.org