Confusion about a statement in the FAQ

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Sat Sep 10 23:13:34 CEST 2016

Do you have a link to how they plan to implement it?

Andrew Gallagher

On 10 Sep 2016, at 22:00, Robert J. Hansen <rjh at> wrote:

>> I'm confused by this. What does it mean? What does 'armor the mail
>> headers" mean? Is this the same as 'encrypting' the mail headers or does
>> it mean something else?
> It means there's a way to cryptographically protect most (but not all)
> email headers, which foils many kinds of metadata analysis.
> At present I don't think any email client supports this capability.
> However, it's planned for Enigmail and other clients, and it's a good
> reason to use PGP/MIME instead of inline.
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