file types for textmode and armor
hmujtaba at forumsys.com
Thu Oct 14 23:50:56 CEST 2004
Not sure why Werner recommends not using --textmode for plain text
files? Doesn't the RFC say that plain text should be canonicalized prior
to encryption and signing?
From: gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org
[mailto:gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org] On Behalf Of Werner Koch
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 12:34 PM
To: Dirk.Traulsen at gmx.de
Cc: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: Re: file types for textmode and armor
On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 23:36:21 +0200, Dirk Traulsen said:
> 1. --textmode specifies a file as textfile, so while decryption
> gpg can adjust the end-of-file characters fitting to the
> actual system.
> What kind of files are candidates for --textmode?
None. Better don't use it at all for plain files.
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