can`t verify signature
Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder
Thu Jul 24 21:43:01 2003
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On Thursday 24 July 2003 18:55, Ulrich Schneider wrote:
> > Easiest way to verify those messages: import them into a mailer who
> > supports this (mutt, kmail+cryptplugin, evolution, sylpheed,
> > mozilla+enigmail, ...)
> Thanks for the suggestions.
> Anyway, I don`t know what you mean with the statement above. I use
> sylpheed as mailclient, but it sais something like: "bad signature"
> The problem occurs, because gpg can`t verify the signature, so I think,
> that it has nothing to to with the mailclient.
Ok - but when sylpheed says that it's a bad signature, then I'd be inclined=
think that the signature really is bad - and then you won't be able to veri=
on the cmdline either (except if you happen to suspect what the problem was=
an extra newline added/removed during transport is a possibility, another=20
problem was that some versions of evolution tended to change MIME boundarie=
yet another problem (kmail this time) was that lines beginning with From=20
would be escaped (or unescaped) to >From (don't remember in which direction=
this went). But unless you happen to know quite exactly what happened, you=
probably won't succeed at all.
If possible ask the sender to re-send it (perhaps signed inline, or send it=
an attached signed file); or ask other recipients (if any) if they could=20
verify the signature.=20
pub 1024D/92082481 2002-02-22 Adrian von Bidder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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