Mail body munging: state of the art?
paddy at panici.net
Wed Jan 18 18:43:25 GMT 2006
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 05:39:37PM +0000, Simon Cozens wrote:
> Andy Armstrong:
> > >How will this interact with stuff like pgp signed mail ...
> > >can you add your annotations outside the signature ?
> > That's a whole kettle of snakes I haven't even thought about yet.
> The solution I would use for Buscador if I had the time (and I will soon, I
> believe) to play with it again is to mark the correctness or otherwise of the
> signature out-of-band, and then throw it away.
a reasonable option ...
the other possibility that occurs to me is using attachments in some way ...
perhaps, do as you say, but also include the original as an attachment
to allow subsequent verification ?
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 05:22:51PM +0000, Lusercop wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 01:02:25PM +0000, paddy wrote:
> > How will this interact with stuff like pgp signed mail ...
> > can you add your annotations outside the signature ?
> Nightmares lie that way.
> Note that what is signed is the actual stuff between the boundaries in the
> encoded message, so even just parsing the message, and reconstructing it
> or re-transfer-encoding it will screw up the signatures.
> Just wanted to share that
and what about DKIM ?
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