Feature Request: PGP Inline

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29 Nov, 2011 03:31 PM

I have learned that MS Exchange breaks OpenPGP/MIME so that those receiving my messages (even when we both use Lion/Maill.app/GPGMail) do not see my messages has OpenPGP. They can save the MIME parts to files and decrypt them manually and verify signatures from the command line, though. So they just aren't being recognized correctly.

See http://bit.ly/vazaLB and http://bit.ly/sK34XQ and http://bit.ly/tpSZXL and http://bit.ly/rqxS8m

There is no problem in general receiving messages unless the sender has an exchange server. So this a problem with the MS version of SMTP.

Anyway, I could work around this if either GPGMail supported inline PGP messages or the plugin somehow compensated for this Exchange problem and still detected the messages as OpenPGP MIME parts correctly. The parts themselves aren't corrupted because I can verify them on the command line with gpg still.

This problem can be worked around if either

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 29 Nov, 2011 03:37 PM

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    Hi Adam,

    the work around for this problem will be included in the next release.
    You'll find a link below to the latest development version.
    It would be great if you could verify that Exchange message are handled properly.


  2. 2 Posted by adam on 29 Nov, 2011 03:52 PM

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    Does the receiver need this version too? I sent again and he could not read it, but he is on a4.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Luke Le on 29 Nov, 2011 03:53 PM

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    In that case he does, yes.
    Could you forward it to them and let me know if it worked?

  4. 4 Posted by adam on 29 Nov, 2011 04:07 PM

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    I am able to read OpenPGP messages sent through exchange now. I had another person send me one.

  5. 5 Posted by adam on 29 Nov, 2011 04:08 PM

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    I also had my receiver get the update, and it worked that way, too.

    Thanks! You guys are great!

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Luke Le on 29 Nov, 2011 04:09 PM

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    Perfect! Always happy if things work out :)

  7. Luke Le closed this discussion on 29 Nov, 2011 04:09 PM.

  8. Steve re-opened this discussion on 29 Nov, 2011 06:58 PM

  9. Support Staff 7 Posted by Steve on 29 Nov, 2011 06:58 PM

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    Wow, Luke. Great work. Nice, seeing GPGMail become more and more robust.

  10. Steve closed this discussion on 29 Nov, 2011 06:59 PM.

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