Jonathan Ely thajsta at
Sun Mar 20 20:11:30 CET 2011

Firstly, what is MUA? I hear that but am not sure what that means.
Secondly, I have disabled that in Thunderbird. I had no idea it modified
anything; I thought it was simply a text signature that did not
interfere with Enigmail and GnuPG. Thanks for enabling me to understand
the complication there.

On 20/03/2011 02:38 PM, Ben McGinnes wrote:
> On 21/03/11 5:11 AM, Jonathan Ely wrote:
>> The attached .asc file causes problems? I have disabled that but
>> still enabled the header. Why would the .asc attachment option be
>> there if it causes problems?
> The .asc file is the GPG signature and does not cause problems.  The
> signature that is referred to is the "confidentiality notice" that is
> appended to your email.  Presumably it is appended by your MUA or
> GMail *after* the rest of your message is signed and thus the "bad
> signature" message indicates your email has been modified (which it
> has, by a disclaimer which everyone will ignore and not feel bound
> by).
> Regards,
> Ben
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