> We don't need to know all possible ways. We know that by far the most
> common is the addition of a few lines of text, and IIM can already cope
> with that. That's enough for us, I think. The remaining breakage should
> be very uncommon.
And... re-mailers can change their behavior to be signature
friendly too. Which ought to be encouraged for S/MIME, etc
How long has S/MIME been around? More than six years. How many lists,
remailers, etc. have adjusted to be friendly to S/MIME? None that I can
It's a really bad idea to expect the installed base to change any time
soon to adapt to a proposed standard. It's a guaranteed ticket to
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