Re: Blank Messages To Mailing List With Attachments Containing Message
On Wed, 2002-02-20 at 21:47, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2002 15:31:44 -0500
> "Darryl L. Pierce" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 08:27:08PM -0000, Charlie Grosvenor wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > I have noticed that a number of people who post to this list post blank
> > > messages, with the actual message attached. Why is this?
> > That's not actually the case. The problem is that you're using Outlook
> > Express, which does not handle messages signed with GnuPG/PGP
> > signatures. OE is mistakenly think them to be attachments. I'm sending
> > this one without my standard signature so you'll see it.
The question is why do so many otherwise sensible people feel the need
for digital signatures on this list? After all, most of the messages
are not the type of thing that justify it.
I sympathise with Darryl. Its a nuisance seeing people whose advice you
value but not being able to read their messages. I use Evolution and it
handles GPG. That implies that this problem is easy to solve...I wonder
if there is a plug-in for Outlook Express that would allow it to read