Digest Mail problems (was Re: Signing headers...)
Thu Aug 7 23:10:01 2003
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On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 08:19:23PM +0100, Stewart V. Wright wrote:
> 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.
Find the original message at news.gmane.org, save it, and use mutt
to reply to it. Try it with your message from the command line:
(echo "article <$1>"; echo "quit") | nc news.gmane.org nntp |& less
and/or use slrn's ESC+l feature if you know the Message-ID, otherwise
you'll have to browse the recent articles.
You can also fetch the relevant mbox file(s) from lists.gnupg.org.
> 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).
Please share it, and compare it to gvv (see "code" on my website), which
helps verify PGP/MIME signatures outside of MUAs.
Jason Harris | NIC: JH329, PGP: This _is_ PGP-signed, isn't it?
email@example.com | web: http://jharris.cjb.net/
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