[Dev] [RFC] [libretools] To --armor or --no-armor package signatures?

Isaac David isacdaavid at isacdaavid.info
Fri May 26 04:27:02 GMT 2017

jc_gargma wrote :
> Armored is also useful for posting on forums and other places where 
> attaching
> of raw files is limited.

i think outside gpg's use case specifying an extra plaintext
representation would often be overkill.

you can always rely on something like base64 or ascii85 to code
binaries and printable text back and forth. hash your binary before
and after a base64 roundtrip and call it a day.

Isaac David
GPG: 38D33EF29A7691134357648733466E12EC7BA943

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