encryption/decryption without files

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at sumptuouscapital.com
Thu Sep 13 18:22:06 CEST 2012

On 09/13/2012 05:47 PM, vedaal at nym.hush.com wrote:
> The discussion about 'safe' text editors brings about an 
> interesting question:
> Is an editor needed at all?


> Is there any limitation to the size of such a text message that 
> gnupg can handle when done this way, (or any other problems)?

In this particular case you'd display the plaintext in the command line
as well as storing it in the history (e.g. bash) . In that sense you'd
be far better off just doing "gpg -aer 0xabcdef01" and input the data
you want followed by Ctrl+D for unix-like systems or Ctrl+Z && <CR><LF>
(enter) for windows based shells.


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