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Re: secure sign & encrypt
On 5/30/2002 12:15 PM, "Brian M. Carlson" <karlsson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You can have this. The standard declares that subpackets 100 to 110 are
> "internal or user-defined". You can even set the critical bit on it if
> you like. This should solve your problem. Your only other problem is to
> convince an implementer to implement this subpacket, or you can
> implement it yourself. Do know that gpg has used 101 in the past for
> internal purposes; this might be a bad choice.
> This subpacket is completely optional; in fact all but two subpackets
> are: the creation time, and the issuer.
> Therefore, this discussion can end, knowing everybody is happy.
The correct solution is to use a notation packet, not the 100-110 range.
That's why they're there.
But other than that, I agree completely. The discussion can end, because the
current protocol has features that support the desired implementation.