ascii art envelope (was: Re: Email signature)

Gregor Zattler telegraph at
Sun Jun 14 15:30:39 CEST 2009

Hi Rob, gnupg-users
* Rob Cilissen <legedoos at> [11. Jun. 2009]:
> First of all: I like this email signing en encryption. But I have a
> "problem". No one I know uses PGP to sign mails. Now I don't want to act
> as the cumputernerd and send everybody unasked signed mails and hope
> they also ara going to use PGP. Is there some subtile standard text/logo
> to add to your email signature where you can say: hey! I can use
> signing/encryption!
> Of course I can create something myself, but is there some standard?

I do not know of a standard, but there is a nice ascii art for
signatures (see below).

Cia; Gregor

 +-----------+  pub  1024D/D25307CA 2001-09-29 Gregor Zattler <grfz at>
 |\  O---m  /|	                               Gregor Zattler <telegraph at>            
 |/`-------'\|  Using public key encrytion is like signing a letter and sending
 +-----------+  it in a sealed envelope.

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