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Re: patch to include EasyPG to Emacs

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: patch to include EasyPG to Emacs
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 03:43:17 +0900

2008/2/15, Sascha Wilde <address@hidden>:
> "Daiki Ueno" <address@hidden> wrote:
>  > 2008/2/14, Richard Stallman <address@hidden>:
>  >>     - allow files with a .gpg suffix to be automatically
>  >>       encrypted/decrypted, similar to what we do for .gz files now
>  >>       (this depends on a minor-mode being turned on now)
>  >>
>  >> How can that work?  You need to give the key each time you decrypt.
>  >
>  > (I guess that you mean "encrypt" rather than "decrypt").
>  > In that case, a new buffer will show up to prompt the user to select
>  > recipients' keys.
>  > This happens only the first time when .gpg file is created (or the
>  > user changes some encryption related parameters for the file).
> How secure will this feature be?  A file that is encrypted should never
>  be automatically or unintentionally saved unencrypted.  So whats about
>  backup and auto-save files and the like?

Backup files are subject to be encrypted, and auto-save is disabled by default.

Daiki Ueno

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