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Re: Armour

1997-11-24 11:56:20
David Formosa wrote:
The second group is all the scrips, hacks, glue and basic
applications of
cyrto wich works with pgp[2|5].  These things tend to use pgp as a
rather then aplication all by itself. [...]

Why do these things need to use 7-bit armored output?  If they are
using PGP as a tool then the scripts must implicitly lack the ability
to actually do anything with the blob of data other than pass it
around and run it through PGP.  Neither of these functions requires
armored output (although I would not doubt that lazy script writers
keyed on things like ---BEGIN PGP...)  


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