[Durham] Enigmail question (pgp / gpg)
mark at aktivix.org
Fri Sep 26 09:52:46 UTC 2014
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On 25/09/14 17:49, Oliver Burnett-Hall wrote:
> Your PGP signature looks *very* short. I don't know if this is
> some feature of having a DSA key, but it doesn't look right to me.
> When I sign messages (using a RSA key) I get signatures of about
> 800 characters, but yours only just over 100 chars.
I think short signatures (320 bits) are what you get when you sign
things with DSA. I read this in places where I didn't understand the
maths though, so someone smarter than me ought to check.
> Can you successfully sign files using the gpg command line
I've had a correctly signed message from Richard off-list before,
which was in plaintext. I read in the enigmail docs that sending
emails with HTML parts can break things, and the problematic message
has an HTML part, so Richard, you could try sending as plain text and
see if that fixes it. Also make sure 'use PGP/MIME as default' is
turned off in enigmail.
Check the per-recipient rules if you have any, as well as the global
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