Formats of PGP-signed messages

From: Sean McAfee (
Date: 01/25/02

From: (Sean McAfee)
Date: 25 Jan 2002 10:25:05 -0800

I've been working on software that can verify the signatures of incoming
e-mail messages. Currently it knows about the multipart/signed
Content-Type, and how to interpret the parts of such messages. This takes
care of most of the signed e-mail that I receive, but I have one friend who
sends me messages signed in a different format. The Content-Type of his
messages is text/plain, and the body of the message is delimited by the
following lines:


Can someone refer me to a document that describes the format of messages
like this?

Thanks in advance.

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