Signing in RFC3156 PGP/MIME format

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jun 12 09:48:50 CEST 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 21:46, deron.meranda at said:

>   gpg2 --rfc4880 --armor --sign testdoc.part


    gpg2 --rfc4880 --armor --detach-sign testdoc.part

That is because PGP/MIME as well as S/MIME use detached sigtnatures.  It
allows to read the content without a need for a tool to extract/verify
the content form a OpenPGP signature message.



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