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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh in near, medium, and far-term

From: Yoshi Rokuko
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh in near, medium, and far-term
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 11:43:51 +0100

Valdis Kletnieks:
> > Unfortunately, for signed mails, it's quite often the case that you will 
> > need
> > to re-verify the signature at a later date.  If 6 months later you need to
> > produce the mail your boss sent, you're probably going to want to be able to
> > reproduce the signature too.
> Actually, let me take that a step further - you *always* need to be able to
> deal with the usage case "Hey, let me forward you the note that Fred sent
> me last month on this - it has everything you need attached".
> Which means you need to either keep Fred's actual message around, or enough
> information to regenerate the message.  And if Fred included a digital
> signature or encryption, then you need to be able to cope with that as well.

OK, I agree. I was never in such a situation, but I get your point.

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