Re: [openpgp] Deprecating compression support

"Neal H. Walfield" <> Wed, 27 March 2019 11:24 UTC

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Hi Andre,

On Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:59:32 +0100,
Andre Heinecke wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 March 2019 11:46:01 CET Neal H. Walfield wrote:
> > Are you using some container format?  PGP/Mime with multiple
> > attachments?  Something else?
> As you know we are using tar archives.

Actually, I didn't know, which is why I asked.

I've used Kleopatra once or twice to see how it worked, and I've never
used KMail or GpgOl.

> But if you dislike my example with a folder, which I chose to underline that 
> compression is needed.

I'm sorry that I gave you the impression that I disliked your example.

> Please ignore it and respond to the other points made 
> in this thread like compression for mails or just replace "folder" in my 
> example with "file" and there you go.
> I find this kind of discussion about my example unhelpful and distracting on 
> this list. If you want to further discuss this please do it off list.

Your tone makes it sounds like I've personally attacked you.  I'm not
sure where I did that.  If so, I apologize and I will try and keep at
least my side of the discussion more focused on the technical