[imp] gpg/ pgp seems a bit buggy

Chris H. fbsd at 1command.com
Wed Apr 26 20:20:17 PDT 2006

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to respond.

Quoting Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>:

> 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:
> multipart/signed
> But mailman has changed the message to the following:
> multipart/mixed
>   multipart/signed
>   text/plain
> 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.

Excellent. That explains it. Thank you for taking the time to

--Chris H.
> michael
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