pgp/mime vs in-line pgp

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Apr 13 23:35:34 CEST 2004

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 04:22:59PM -0400, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> > The big problem with inline is non-ascii text: when the senders charset
> > differs from the receivers, the receivers MUA is likely to convert the
> > message before displaying/storing - breaking the signature (not an
> > issue when the receiver's MUA directly supports GPG/PGP.)
> >
> > I'm not sure, but I can imagine that there may be problems with line
> > wrapping, too, on conversions to/ftom quoted-printable.
> ==========================
> please disregard my previous response to this... i was "thinking out loud"
> and accidently hit send.
> anyway, what if gpg supported quoted-printable input? how much of the
> problem would that solve?

For every one problem that it would solve, it would create at least
one hundred more.  The answer to mail problems is to fix mail


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