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Re: Multipart non-clearsigned messages possible?

2002-09-13 11:52:56
On Monday 09 September 2002 12:40, Elanor Foley wrote:
Hello all,

This may seem like a silly question, but is it possible to have a
multipart, non-clearsigned s/mime message?
<snip>

If I understand you correctly, it is.

b) it's possible: some part(s) of the message get signed, other
parts, e.g. audio file, can be attached without being signed. The
verification is only computed across the eContent inside the
signedData anyway.

Yes, there are mechnisms for only signing some body parts.

If b), does anyone know of an example I could look at (incl.
headers)?

This isn't S/MIME, but OpenPGP, but the mechanics is the same: What I 
write _here_ is signed, while...



Attachment: pgpy0qn3SqhPB.pgp
Description: signature

...this is not.

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