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Re: clearsigned sigs

1997-11-14 07:22:36
Ian Grigg [iang(_at_)systemics(_dot_)com] wrote:
I suggest we clarify this in the standard by saying that clearsigned
messages SHOULD be signed with sig type of 01, and that readers MAY
assume that cleartext messages are so signed.

It's a long time since I implemented the clearsigning code so I don't
remember the details very well, but one feature that I would have liked 
to put into my PGP-aware email program was to take the signature from a 
signed, encrypted message and use it to create a clearsigned message for 
archiving. Presumably if normal encrypted messages have binary sigs and 
clearsigned messages have text sigs, this will be impossible? I think
this was the situation with the PGP version (2.3a?) I was testing for 


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