Check PGP sigs only when I need to
itz at very.loosely.org
Wed Sep 26 17:14:59 UTC 2018
Hello mutt lovers,
I still have not found a good way to check PGP signatures. The root
problem is that many (probably more than half) signatures on mailing
list messages, including this one, are broken. I have given up on
addressing that root problem, but I would still like to check signatures
on private messages on occasion. I know about the variable
crypt_verify_sig, but it's not a real solution in itself (ie. when set
to ask-no) because I still waste time responding to the prompt. I could
set it in a folder hook to yes or no depending on the folder, but I am
also trying to avoid folder hooks as much as possible, with their
complexity and opacity .
The ideal solution I dream about is a specific command/keystroke to
check the signature of a message, when already viewing that message.
Strange as it is this natural command doesn't seem to exist - or am I
wrong about this? And if I'm right would it make sense to add such a
How many people really know the exact rules by which the pattern in a
folder hook matches?
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