Weird Error Message

Ron B. rhodes69 at
Fri Aug 18 07:42:27 CEST 2006

1wing-angel wrote:
> I have a computer setup with GnuPG and everything so far is working ok. I
> recently sent a "Signed email"(not encrypted) to one of my friends at
> hotmail. She responded back, her message came through ok but then there was
> an error. The below is the following error. 
> OpenPGP Security Info 
> Error - signature verification failed 
> gpg command line and output: 
> G:\\Program Files\\GNU\\GnuPG\\gpg.exe --charset utf8 --batch --no-tty
> --status-fd 2 -d 
> gpg: Signature made 08/15/06 01:19:02 using DSA key ID FJEIFLSA 
> gpg: BAD signature from "My_name <my_email at>"; 
> ^ What does the above mean? Should I be alarmed? 
No need for alarm; what probably happened was that hotmail probably
changed the number of characters per line.  PGP and GPG recognize even
this minor  difference as a change in the original document.

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