[imp] gpg/ pgp seems a bit buggy

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Wed Apr 26 19:55:34 PDT 2006

Quoting "Chris H." <fbsd at 1command.com>:

> OK. Well Horde/ IMP is doing the signing using the prefs and options provided
> by Horde/ IMP. So I shouldn't think Horde/ IMP have any unrealistic
> obsticals, other than those that they impose themselves.
> So I guess my next question should be:
> How do I teach IMP to sign messages in such a way that when I recieve
> one, it has a "locked envelope" icon next to it and not the "paperclip"
> icon next to it?

IMP does sign messages in this way (i.e. IMP signs the entire  
messages).  But take this PGP signed message you just sent to the list  
(and that I am replying to).  mailman (our list software) appends a  
footer to every message.  And it does this for multipart messages sent  
to the list by appending a whole entire part to the message, changing  
the structure.  i.e this was the message you sent to the list:


But mailman has changed the message to the following:


The former will display a lock, the latter a paperclip.  There's  
nothing you can do about this.  IMP is accurately reporting the  
structure of the message.


Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

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