keysigning ?= UIDsigning

Billy Donahue
Mon, 3 Jul 2000 19:51:15 -0400 (EDT)

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On 3 Jul 2000, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Walter Truitt <> writes:
> [Claims that MIME-PGP is ugly and unnecessary]
> > Why is that a US-centered view? I am in the US and agree that it is
> > ugly, I just don't see exactly why it would be limited to here. I
> > just don't like the way it works with some of my email programs.
> In some regions of the world (actually, most), people can't write
> their native language in plain ASCII characters. The clear-signing
> approach doesn't work reliable if there are non-ASCII characters, and
> MIME-PGP is a very straightforward solution.
The confusion was that I and others didn't know that non-ASCII characters were mangled by 'gpg -sab'. - -- "The Funk, the whole Funk, and nothing but the Funk." Billy Donahue <> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Made with pgp4pine 1.75 iD8DBQE5YSb2+2VvpwIZdF0RAme6AJ9xS5QewvVkt8X0mMPSB3qBBH7mLACfbjsU wkovAZikt3tYfjU7U09Mi6U= =STfB -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----