rfc 4880 // armor headers and footers

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Oct 4 11:29:26 CEST 2011

On Tue,  4 Oct 2011 00:01, vedaal at nym.hush.com said:

GnuPG does not support this PART stuff.  Neither does it support the
Charset armor header.

The rationale for not supporting this misfeatures is that it tries to
mimic a part of MIME which is more suitable for this task.  Further it
is not possible to support this because there is no defined order in
which the parts will arrive and thus one-pass processing won't work.

If you want it, write a tool to re-assemble the parts.  I strongly
suggest not to use it at all but resort to a proper MUA or a standalone
MIME tool.



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