[Enigmail] PGP/MIME message is confusing.

Ludwig Hügelschäfer ludwig at enigmail.net
Thu Mar 26 07:37:13 CET 2015


On 25.03.15 23:36, David wrote:
> When a message is signed with a valid key and sent using PGP/MIME
> Enigmail reports that "Part of the message signed; click on 'Details'
> button for more information'.  I may be confused but I can see no way to
> tell which part of the message is actually signed.  In-line PGP clearly
> delineates the beginning and the end of the signed part;  PGP/MIME does
> not.  Further, when I follow the hint and click on the 'Details' button
> I can get details on the signing key and its validity but there is not
> information explaining the comment "Part of the message signed".
> 
> Am I missing something or is the message misleading and uninformative?

No, you're not missing anything. This display is worth of being
improved. See bug 362 (https://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/362/)

Ludwig


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