pgp/mime vs in-line pgp

darren chamberlain dlc at
Tue Apr 13 22:58:16 CEST 2004

* Atom 'Smasher' <atom-gpg at> [2004/04/13 15:52]:
> as an official standard then, does mutt support it? i've heard that it
> doesn't, which is one of the reasons that i was under the impression
> that it's not an official standard.

Yes, it does.

> it would be nice to sign/encrypt attachments all at once, but i can
> always sign/encrypt them individually, before attaching them.

With PGP/MIME you can sign the whole message, instead of individual
parts.  Verifying an entire message is different than individually
verifying each individual component.


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