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jerry at seibercom.net
Tue Jan 31 13:03:36 CET 2012
On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:28:39 -0600
John Clizbe articulated:
> >> Interestingly enough, your "Sig Delimiter" is bonked.
> > That is an unfortunate consequence of signing my message with GnuPG;
> > all lines lose trailing spaces and any line beginning with a dash
> > gets prefixed with a dash and a space.
> That is part of the OpenPGP standard RFC 4880. Trailing space removed
> and line endings canonicalized to CR-LF. Lines beginning with a
> hyphen/dash are dash-space escaped "- " in order to avoid confusion
> with OpenPGP message headers.
> There used to be a bug in the Mozilla mailnews code that left "--
> "alone, but stripped the space from "- -- ". I think it was fixed
> some time ago.
Thanks, I thought that, that behavior was specified somewhere, but I
was not sure of the RFC the specified it.
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