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Re: PGP/MIME implementors: text mode vs. binary mode?
On 2001-02-15 12:05:59 +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>> The signature block at the bottom of the PGP/MIME signed
>>> message has a signature type byte in it, text vs binary. Is
>>> it your assumption that the value in this type byte should
>>> control the hashing of the textual data which is earlier in
>>> the message?
>> Yes, of course.
> And thus breaking one-pass-processing, one of the fundamental
> design goals of MIME? ;-)
Not really. ,-)
> You have to put this information into the micalg parameter, I
By mandating that the two hashes coincide on all allowed data, we
can circumvent this.
Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>