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Re: OT: More about GPG signing



On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 06:57:45PM +0100, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
> That is certainly not the way mailing lists work, so causing a block of
> some 400 characters to be sent to each and every subscriber is pure
> self-indulgence, on the scale of insisting on sending HTML-formatted
> mail. On balance, I think I prefer the latter.

A signature by a modern, strong key (4096/RSA) will be about double that
size. ( I just signed 'date' output to check, the sig was 914 chars.)


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