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Re: 2.1, 2.2 and 10.2 Clarification re sigs.



From: hal@finney.org
Subject: Re: 2.1, 2.2 and 10.2 Clarification re sigs.
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 09:35:18 -0700
Message-ID: <200007191635.JAA02429@finney.org>

> > that is, should the specification say:
> >
> >  Signed Message :- OpenPGP Message, Signature Packet | One-Pass Signed Message
> >
> > or
> >
> >  Signed Message :- Signature Packet, OpenPGP Message | One-Pass Signed Message
> 
> The spec is correct; it is the latter.  Signature packets have *always*
> come at the front, since back in PGP 1.0.  If you have seen messages
> that were different (and not one-pass signed messages), you have seen
> invalid messages.

i think i must have been looking at a one-pass signed message.  

yes, it looks like that's what i did.  sorry for that, and thanks for
the clarification.