WARNING: message was not integrity protected

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Thu Oct 3 16:39:01 2002

On Wed, 02 Oct 2002 20:47:22 +0200, Florian Weimer said:

> This warning is generated if a encrypted + signed message is
> decrypted.  The MDC is probably omitted because the signature is more
> than sufficient, so nothing bad is going on, but the message is a bit

Many folks would ignore a BAD signature and assume that it is due to a
faulty MUA on the sender's side.  

Another reason for issuing this warning is to get people to use the
MDC feature.  If you don't like it: --no-mdc-warning