Does trailing white space have to be deleted in textmode?

darren chamberlain dlc at
Tue Mar 30 15:23:53 CEST 2004

* <chris.1.sunderland at> [2004/03/30 12:06]:
> my users have a requirement to send 80 column fixed length records,
> encrypted using GPG, therefore the trailing white space should be kept
> on each line.
> [...]
> Does anyone know if there is a solution? I have run the same tests
> using PGP, and it works as I would like it to - which one is correct?

Is preprocessing the text an option?  You could base64 encode the text
before you encrypt it, and the decode it after the decryption.


Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is
for everything he does.
    -- Jean-Paul Sartre
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