MUAs supporting GnuPG FAQ update

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder
Thu Oct 3 23:36:02 2002

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Hi David,

Great list, thanks.

On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 23:01, David Scribner wrote:

> MUA            OpenPGP  ASCII    How? (N,P,T)

Hmmm. OpenPGP means PGP/MIME, ASCII means Clearsigned, I assume. I'd
change the terminology, as clearsigned is specified in the OpenPGP RFC

> Evolution         Y       Y       N

I don't know about other mailers, but I think the list should include
notes if some mailer has issues. Specifically:

 - evolution doesn't properly handle clearsigned messages - 80% of the
time the signature doesn't verify, and sometimes the message is not
recognized as a signature. The deveolpers do *not* intend to fix this
(at least that's when I last looked on the evo mailing list).
 - in 1.0.x versions, signed messages with attachments very often do not
verify and/or the generated signatures are corrupt. Haven't tried the
1.1.x versions.

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