distributing ones public key (email)

Matthew Krotzer mkrotzer at fastmail.fm
Fri Jan 22 16:04:26 CET 2010

* Chris De Young <chd at chud.net> [100120 15:47]:
> Matthew Krotzer wrote:
> > What is the best way to let people know you use gpg in an email signature? 
> I usually just sign my messages and figure that's sufficient advertising. I'm
> sure that only a very small minority of my recipients bothers to validate the
> disgnature, so advertising is actually one of the main values in routine
> signing. (I know that's not exactly what you asked, but would it work for you?)
> The only problem I have run into with this is the occasional client that
> doesn't display the message body because, being a separate mime part, it
> thinks it's an attachment, and so the recipient thinks there is not text in
> the message.
> These seem to be fairly rare these days though - or maybe I just don't know
> many people who use clients like this.

I've recieved enough replies of  "can't open the attachment you sent"
that made me stop signing all my emails. I'm looking for best policy to
say "hey, see this gpg stuff? You should look into it so we assure some
degree of privacy on the internet."

Thanks for the help everyone.


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