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Re: EasyPG for signing and en/decrypting Email

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: EasyPG for signing and en/decrypting Email
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 20:05:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, Apr 05 2009, Daiki Ueno wrote:

>>>>>>  Suno Ano <> wrote:
>> Due to the lack of documentation on the matter I am trying to
>> summarize/clarify a few things and when done, put it onto
>> so others will have an easier path
>> to gettings things done with regards to signing and en/decrypting
>> emails.
> I'd appreciate someone could do that (though I don't like EmacsWiki).

This should be documented the corresponding manuals, not on EmacsWiki.

On Sun, Apr 05 2009, Daiki Ueno wrote:
>>>>>>  Richard Riley <> wrote:
>> This was a confusion to me too because it seemed epa is a wrapper to all
>> things pgp. At the very least maybe the pgp/mime docs in gnus need
>> marking to show egp is now standard too : currently there are no
>> meaningful comments about epg in the gnus manual (emacs snapshot in
>> debian).
> I'm really curious about how people learn the usage of pgg through the
> mml2015 interface.  Just a guess, or from EmacsWiki?

I've not uses EasyPG in Gnus yet.  But I always thought it is just
used without any configuration as a drop-in replacement for PGG.

> IIUC, even the Gnus manual doesn't mention it.  The only thing it tells
> about the PGP/MIME backend is the following:
> `mml2015-use'
>      Symbol indicating elisp interface to OpenPGP implementation for
>      PGP/MIME messages.  The default is `pgg', but `mailcrypt' and
>      `gpg' are also supported although deprecated.

Could you add epg where appropriate, please?

Bye, Reiner.
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