Generic question: Correct content-type?

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Thu Jan 3 09:40:05 CET 2008

* Alexander W. Janssen:

> I've sent an encrypted email - as inline PGP - and my buddy's Mutt
> couldn't deal with the encrypted message. My friend claims this is
> because I've sending inline-PGP messages with Content-type text/plain.

Tell your friend about Esc-P.

He probably wants you to send your message in OpenPGP/MIME format.
This is the better choice for various reasons, but it's still less
supported in the field.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at>
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