Why do people send email with an attached public key?

Thomas Bohn thomas at bohnomat.de
Sat Jun 20 05:53:08 CEST 2009

On Jun 20, 2009, at 12:45 AM, Steven W. Orr wrote:

> I see that there are some people who send their messages (especially  
> to this
> list) with their messages signed via an attached signature.

It is called PGP/MINE. I think the advantage is, that is more clear  
how to recongize a signed or encrypted message without parsing the  
body of the email.

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