Evolution signatures

Carl L. Gilbert lamont_gilbert@rigidsoftware.com
Wed Aug 6 13:23:02 2003

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On Wed, 2003-08-06 at 02:10, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 August 2003 20:44, Carl L. Gilbert wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 09:00, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> > > The thing I'd wish is a way to also
> > > protect (sign - not encrypt, obviously) mail headers (IIRC this was
> > > already discussed 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.
> I was not clear enough, sorry.
> What I want is not protect all mail headers, but those that may be releva=
> for the interpretation of a mail - namely From, To, Subject, perhaps Date=
> because when I receive a mail, it might have a completely different meani=
> depending on the Subject, or depending on the From: address.

If you want assurance on those headers (or their meanings), that a job
for the mail system, not a signing system.  PGP can't help you there.

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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