Converting ascii armored signature to cleartext
hs2412 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 11:12:49 CEST 2007
How do we do that?
On 6/27/07, David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 02:06:55PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> > On Sun, 24 Jun 2007 12:07, hs2412 at gmail.com said:
> > > If someone sends me an ASCII armoured file with some signed text, can
> > > I convert it into cleartext sign so that I can display it to people
> > > without GPG also?
> > In general not because the canonicalization is different between the
> > formats. A conversion would break the signature.
> Interestingly enough, while you can't always go from a signed file to
> a clearsigned file, you can safely do the opposite of what the
> original poster asked: converting from cleartext to a signed file
> (armored or not) is possible.
> (I'm not sure when someone would want to do this, but...)
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