Evolution signatures

Carl L. Gilbert lamont_gilbert@rigidsoftware.com
Tue Aug 5 20:44:01 2003

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On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 09:00, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 August 2003 13:02, Carl L. Gilbert wrote:
> > If its an attachment, then shouldn't it be signed as any other separate
> > file is.  And that signature then attached!?  Same goes for encryption.
> > attachments should be encrypted / signed before they are attached.
> > Thats not evolutions job.  Evo could make it easy by doing that work fo=
> > you.  But I honestly do not expect everything in 1 email with
> > attachments to get signed and encrypted in 1 fell swoop.
> Well, I *do* expect an email to be signed and/or encrypted as one entity.=
> PGP/MIME is the tool to do that. The thing I'd wish is a way to also prot=
> (sign - not encrypt, obviously) mail headers (IIRC this was already discu=
> here.)

I dont think you want to do that.  Mail headers are allowed to be
changed by the server now.  Plus each server passed through will add
some of its own information.  in fact headers dont get added till after
the message is sent.

> cheers
> -- vbi
Thank you,

CL Gilbert
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor
man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard." Ecclesiastes

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