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Bug#109171: Use Maildir format by default

>>>>> "Raul" == Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:
>     Raul> Also note that mbox format need not be lossy -- MDA should
>     Raul> quote with > any line matching regexp "^>*From ", MUA should
>     Raul> always remove one level of quoting at display time.  Any
>     Raul> software not following this is losing information (and
>     Raul> therefore buggy).

On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 12:20:49PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> What is suppose to happen to signed messages?
> Current practise, I believe is to quote the "From" headers before the
> message is signed, in which case the quoting cannot be removed without
> damaging the signature.

From my point of view, that's completely broken.

> >From my ~/.gnupg/options file:
> # Because some mailers change lines starting with "From " to ">From "
> # it is good to handle such lines in a special way when creating
> # cleartext signatures; all other PGP versions it this way too.

Use quoted-printable.

> # To enable full OpenPGP compliance you have to remove this option.

That too.

> escape-from-lines
> which is really stupid IMHO, as it means the message gets converted
> for mbox format before it is even sent.

Yep.  And there are existing MDAs which will quote >From, yielding
>>From, and quote >>From yielding >>>From, etc.  I happen to be
using one of them.  For fun, I'm going to pgp sign this message...

[A quick test shows that mutt is broken if I use an MDA which does
multiple >>From line quoting.  Time to file a bug report.]


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