RFC3156: "application/pgp-keys" support enigmail, gnus etc

Uwe Brauer oub at mat.ucm.es
Tue Jan 28 12:21:07 CET 2014

>> "Daniel" == Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:

   > Hi Uwe--
   >> I just implemented such a feature for gnus in Xemacs, but it seems that
   >> enigmail does not recognise the key! Does anybody know whether other MUA
   >> support this format?

   > This seems like a question you'd want to ask the MUAs themselsves.

   > when you say "enigmail does not recognize the key", how did you test it?

   > in icedove+enigmail 1.6, if i right-click on an attachment that is of
   > type application/pgp-keys, i get a menu option "Import OpenPGP Key",
   > which seems like it does what you would want to do with an e-mailed key.

Ok I tested it now with seamonkey 2.21 (or TB 17) +enigmail 1.6 and it
works as you described. I think at home I am running TB11+enigmail 1.4,
so I will upgrade. Thanks.

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