Re: [Evolution] OpenPGP/GPG inline message support

yep.  its still not supported.

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 09:03 -0500, Brian G. Peterson wrote:
I'm writing to inquire after the status of inline OpenPGP support in
Evolution.  Google and the archive for this list (and my current
experience with Evolution) seem to indicate that inline OpenPGP messages
are *still* not supported.

inline support is required for full OpenPGP standards compliance, and
almost all OpenPGP compliant mailers offer some support for inline
encryption and signatures, if only on decrypt/verify.

The current draft OpenPGP RFC (RFC2440bis) will almost certainly contain
additional implementation details to make it easier for users to
indicate in thier keys which mail format that they wish others to use
when communicating with them.

RFC 3156 (OpenPGP/MIME) neither obsoletes nor modifies RFC 2440, but
rather offers a complimentary implementation of RFC 2440, and could be
said to extend that standard.

The fact is that inline support is required for the largest
interoperability, and is not hard to implement.  Not supporting it
causes huge interoperability problems with Microsoft's Outlook products,
and with many versions of Commercial PGP.

I'd love an update on the status of inline support.


   - Brian Peterson
     lead developer, GPG Plugin for Squirrelmail
     participant, IETF OpenPGP working group


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