conventional encryption with passphrase remaining blank?

Volker Gaibler
Tue Nov 12 18:09:01 2002

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 02:54:47PM -0500, wrote:
> word documents, pdf's, spreadsheets, images, etc.
> all require detached signatures.
> it can be accomplished now by signing and conventionally encrypting, 
> and simply letting all the necessary recipients know the passphrase,
> but what i was asking about,
> is something analogous to 'armored signing' but for a file other than text.

Do you mean "gpg --armor --sign file.pdf"?
That's armored signing. It verifies without any questions and lets you
save the original (unsigned) file. What's wrong with it?  ;-)


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