Outlook express messes up when it receives gpg-signed mail?

Thomas White taw27@cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 12 16:36:01 2003

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Ben Finney <ben@benfinney.id.au> wrote:

> On 03-Sep-2003, Chris Niekel wrote:
> > When I sent an unsigned message, the text gets displayed, but when I
> > send a signed message, see sees an empty body, with two attachments.
> The mail is sent as a MIME "multipart/signed" message, which is a
> valid MIME message type.  The message body is "Content-Type:
> text/plain" and the signature is "Content-Type:
> application/pgp-signature".
> Every part of this is "Content-Disposition: inline", signalling that
> the content, if understood, should be shown inline (not as an
> attachment).

I notice that Sylpheed does not declare the overall "multipart/signed"
component as "inline", only the "text/plain" part.  Is this incorrect
behaviour?  Does this cause any problems that would not have existed had
the additional Inline declaration been there?



Thomas White
Downing College

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