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Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 09:18:05PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Aug 2003 01:50:26 +0100
> Pigeon <jah.pigeon@ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> > I have a script that looks at the sigs in incoming mail as it's
> > delivered, and automatically pulls from a keyserver any that I don't
> > have. Very convenient.
>     Why when two entries in your .gnupg/gpg.conf file will do it just fine?
> keyserver x-hkp://pgp.mit.edu
> keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve

I can see why Pigeon's approach might be preferable. I found
auto-key-retrieve annoying and turned it off because it slowed things
down *while I was reading mail*, which I want to be fast. Doing that
task as mail is retrieved is something I hadn't thought of and would be
far smoother for me.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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