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Re: [vox-tech] Signing email with GnuPG
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Re: [vox-tech] Signing email with GnuPG



matt, i don't have an answer, i'm sorry (but i thought mime was supposed to
take care of this).

my only comment is that some windows users get very nervous about signed
email.  it shows up as "wierd data" attachments.   and you know what kind of
image attachments under windows invokes...  when i started signing all
my email (which i gave up awhile ago), i got tons of email saying that i had  
a virus, giving all kinds of anti virus software recommendations...


in muttrc, i have a sendhook to not sign any email to known windows users.

:(

pete



begin Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com> 
> I've been playing around with GnuPG lately and want to start using it to
> sign my emails.  I've setup Mutt to use GnuPG and it works perfectly for
> sending and receiving on my end.  However the problem is that some email
> clients (most notably MS Outlook Express) do not yet recognize signed
> email and seem to display both the signature AND the message body as
> attachments.  Is there anything I can do on the sending end to make at
> least the body of the message show up normally in these substandard mail
> clients?  I realize that the signature will still have to look like an
> attachment, but that's okay as long as what I typed will show up without
> people having to open an attachment.
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