CL Gilbert Lamont_Gilbert@RigidSoftware.com
Mon Jun 30 23:40:02 2003

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Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
| On Monday 30 June 2003 15:06, CL Gilbert wrote:
|> My
|>sent mail box does not contain the actual mail sent, but a different
| Just curious: are you sure that this is so? Personally, I'd probably be
| annoyed enough to change the MUA if I discovered this to be the case.
| both kmail and evolution, I never discovered a discrepancy between the
| mail folder and the mail that went over the wire, as far as I
remember. If I
| send it encrypted, it is encrypted in my sent mail folder.

No, this was not so.  I just didnt understand how emails were encrypted.
~ I do now.

| To your original problem: store the encrypted message and pipe it
through 'gpg
| --list-packets'. The output is rather cryptical, but you can see
what's going
| on. For example, if I encrypt a message to you with my default
| what I see is (edited down)
| :pubkey enc packet: version 3, algo 16, keyid 54053AEC751C3BF9
|         data: [2042 bits]
|         data: [2048 bits]
| :pubkey enc packet: version 3, algo 16, keyid 32C8C53308C279D8
|         data: [1024 bits]
|         data: [1023 bits]
| :encrypted data packet:
|         length: 33
| If you read Anthony's explanation, you should be able to interpret
this (the
| length of the encrypted data is so small because all I encrypted here
was the
| text  'Blah, Fasel').
| cheers
| -- vbi

- --
Thank you,

CL Gilbert
Free Java interface to Freechess.org
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor
man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard." Ecclesiastes 9:16

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