PGP/MIME considered harmful for mobile

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Feb 27 23:17:03 CET 2011

On Feb 27, 2011, at 2:48 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

>>> 2.  And seeing strange MIME attachments doesn't confuse people?
>> Less than strange text fragments at the head and the bottom of a message
>> (Some people even think they are being spammed when they see inline PGP
>> data), because an attachment without useful data will rather be ignored.
> Show me the HCI study, please.  This may be a true claim, but I'm not
> willing to accept it as such on the basis of one person's anecdotal
> experiences.

Can I see the HCI study that MIME attachments confuse people? ;)


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