Q. about difference between -sign and -clearsign

Anthony E. Greene agreene@pobox.com
Wed Feb 26 15:52:02 2003

Alessio Dessi wrote:
> Isn't clear for me the difference between this 2 options
> anyone can explain me that ?

--sign outputs data which is not human-readable, and may be in binary or 
ASCII armored form.

--clearsign outputs data which is human-readable, and is also verifiable 
by an OpenPGP application.

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