Digest Mail problems (was Re: Signing headers...)
Stewart V. Wright
Thu Aug 7 21:18:02 2003
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> While we're bitching about mailers and so on... your mail has no
> References: and not In-Reply-To: header...
Ooohhh... That's thin ice you're walking on there mate. I'm using
mutt and it does _everything_ right! ;-)
Seriously though, this is a problem with replying to mailing lists
that one receives in a digest -- all the headers are stripped...
If anyone has a solution I'd love to hear it, this is something I've
been contemplating for a while, and I can't see how to get around it.
It is a major problem with MIME encoded signed messages. I've hacked
together a script that re-MIME-encodes digest mails that have been
split (using formail) and allows verification of the signatures in 99%
of the cases (I am yet to see a failure, but I can visualise a case
where it would).
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Signature policy: http://www.liv.ac.uk/~svwright/security/gpg-policy.html