GPG/PGP and Mail (was: Re: GnuPG: what email client should i
Wed, 2 Aug 2000 09:36:21 +0200 (CEST)
L. Sassaman wrote:
> application/pgp is not regular ASCII-armored mail. application/pgp should
> never be used.
> What is so wrong with using regular text?
Nothing's wrong with it unless you want to sign and/or encrypt mails
with attachments. I'd like to sometimes, but then mailcrypt doesn't
support it. And we're beyond the times of uuencode. Right now, the best
thing is to have a mailer that can handle both, ascii armor and
RFC2015. For the future, it'd be great to have just one sufficiently
general standard that all/most mailers can handle.
Nils Ellmenreich - Fakultaet fuer Math./Informatik - Nils @
http://www.fmi.uni-passau.de/~nils - Univ. Passau - Uni-Passau.DE
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