GPG and PGP Compatibility

Michael Kallas michael.kallas at
Tue Oct 17 21:53:05 CEST 2006


Conan Purves schrieb:
> Hello everybody,
> I am the office manager here and trying to set up a compatible PGP for
> some of the employees.  I am looking for an open-source, free
> non-corporate version of the software and have thus found Gnupg using
> the gpg4win front end, running through the Enigmail extension on
> Thunderbird.  We are using Windows boxes here.
> I have succeeded in installing it and getting it to work.  However,
> there have been many little details that prevent me from rolling this
> out to the other employees.  My last problem, I believe, is attachments.
>    I have installed gpgee which encodes and decodes attachments (as
> there seems to be no function to do this in Engimail or win4gpg.

It is possible to do so if you check "Always use PGP/MIME" in the
OpenPGP Preferences of Enigmail, section PGP/MIME.
How much this is compatible to PGP, I don't know.

Best wishes
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