PGP/MIME considered harmful for mobile

Martin Gollowitzer gollo at
Fri Feb 25 18:10:19 CET 2011

* Robert J. Hansen <rjh at> [110225 07:47]:
> > There are good reasons to prefer a PGP/MIME and S/MIME signature
> > standards over inline PGP.
> And vice-versa.  In inline's defense, it *works*, and PGP/MIME often
> doesn't.

Maybe one should think about *why* this is the case. Nevertheless, your
statement is not true as such. PGP/MIME *does* work, but there are MUAs
out there which can't cope with it.

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