MS Exchange server corrupting PGP-MIME emails

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Sun Oct 30 22:03:46 CET 2011

On 10/29/2011 08:47 AM, Peter Lebbing wrote:
> So I guess I should rephrase my comment as a request: when this behaviour is
> fixed, please fix it for mangling in general and not just this specific PGP/MIME
> and S/MIME case :).

Assuming that standards-based arguments carry any weight at all, you'll
have a stronger argument if you *do* limit your scope to the
multipart/signed mime parts:

>>    The entire contents of the multipart/signed container must be treated
>>    as opaque while it is in transit from an originator to a recipient.
>>    Intermediate message transfer agents must not alter the content of a
>>    multipart/signed in any way, including, but not limited to, changing
>>    the content transfer encoding of the body part or any of its
>>    encapsulated body parts.



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