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Re: cleartext signatures - trailing white space - proposal

2004-03-14 11:30:12

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:23:44 -0800, Hal Finney said:

After signing this message, I've added a CR and 5 spaces to the above
line, which will obscure the word DON'T on some systems.  The signature
will still verify if we strip CR with the whitespace, but a superficial
look at the message may produce the wrong impression.

Right.  So better forget about cleartext and only use binary
signatures; then another application is reponsible to take care of
such things ;-)