[kmail2] [Bug 209319] GnuPG: automatically attach my public key and the public key from all receivers - also automatically import attached public keys (decentral key management)

Arne Babenhauserheide arne_bab at web.de
Sun Jan 5 18:05:02 GMT 2014


--- Comment #6 from Arne Babenhauserheide <arne_bab at web.de> ---
At Sat, 04 Jan 2014 20:24:53 +0100,
Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
> At Sat, 04 Jan 2014 10:42:20 +0000,
> Hauke Laging wrote:
> > In other words: If I get 100 emails from you then I get 100 copies of your
> > certificate, making the search for emails with an attachment completely
> > useless? Are you serious about that, do you want to get rid of your friends...?
> This is a non-issue for me: I also sign all email I send (attaches a *.asc file), so another attachment does not affect the search for mails with attachments. The lternative is an inline-signature - which might actually get some people to stop reading my mails.
> It would be nice, if most mail clients would show signatures differently than regular attachments, but for that to become a reality, more people need to sign their emails. The only problem I see is the possibly large size of the keys with all their signatures.

And this could be resolved by simply keeping a list of people whio already
received the current version of my key. Then you would not get 100 copies of my
key but rather 3 or 4: Only those where the signatures changed from the last
time you got my key.

Best wishes,

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