[Mailman-Developers] PGP and Mailman
Joost van Baal
j.e.vanbaal at uvt.nl
Wed Mar 2 10:17:36 CET 2005
Stefan: thanks a lot for publishing your patch! Of course, this is
On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 08:31:56AM +0100, Stefan Schlott wrote:
> >> I didn't figure out at
> >> first glance how chunking works... otherwise, a mail might be encrypted
> >> to several recipients - increasing its length by several bytes, but
> >> reducing the number of forks of gpg processes.
> > You definitely need to encrypt the message to all recipients, then
> >send out one copy. Anything else would be prohibitively expensive in
> >terms of computation time for any reasonable number of recipients.
> This will create huge messages in large MLs. Further, this will reveal
> all recipients' key ids - something not wanted in anonymous lists.
> Imho the tradeoff lies somewhere inbetween - encrypt messages to n
> recipients (yet to be implemented).
I guess gpg's --throw-keyid option is useful here.
Joost van Baal http://abramowitz.uvt.nl/
j.e.vanbaal at uvt.nl The Netherlands
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