When to use GPG flags

Eric Pruitt eric.pruitt at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 19:15:27 CET 2016

On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 06:48:21PM +0100, Peter Lebbing wrote:
> So --decrypt is: gimme the contents. --verify is: check the validity,
> but don't ever produce any data.
> But since you ultimately need to choose a reasonably short name for the
> option, they're not called --decrypt-verify-or-decode and --verify-only ;).

Great, thanks for the explanation.


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