Slightly OT - i need the proper wording for a signed document

Juergen BRUCKNER juergen at
Fri Nov 2 18:27:49 CET 2018

Hello Dirk,

Am 02.11.18 um 15:20 schrieb Dirk Gottschalk via Gnupg-users:
> You mean, you "tampered" with the file and the signature is still
> valid? Are you sure? Then Adome does sometging really bad, IMHO.
> Such a signature should ensure that the file is unmodified completely.
> otherwise somebody can modify it in a way that could be used as a
> backdoor to the signature, at least in theory.

That is correct, that a signature is valid if there is added a timestamp
AFTER sign the document. Very simplified it uses the same method for
timestamping as for signing, and it is a kind of 2nd signature on the
same document. the document is NOT altered or manipulated.


Juergen M. Bruckner
juergen at

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