GnuPG Clearsign vs. PGP/MIME Signing
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sun Jun 5 01:00:12 CEST 2005
On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 08:30:53PM -0400, Dan Mundy wrote:
> hey all,
> i was wondering what the differences between conventional gpg
> clearsigning and pgp/mime signing are. which one's better for what?
> which should i use more often? please help me!
When at all possible, use PGP/MIME. It's automatically handles all of
the little fussy things that cause signatures to become invalid after
being mailed. Plus, it handles attachments. Plus, it handles
character sets that aren't US-ASCII. Plus, plus, plus.
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