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[Discuss] GPG encryption and gmail

It sends content type text/HTML. We do not accept. HTML  only messages. sends multi-part/alternative which includes a plain text section
and an HTML section that we discard

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Jerry Feldman <gaf.linux at>
Boston Linux and Unix
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On Sep 2, 2016 6:28 PM, <edwardp at> wrote:

Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2016 18:36:16 -0400 From: David Rosenstrauch <
> darose at> To: discuss at Subject: Re: [Discuss] GPG
> encryption and gmail Message-ID: <ef8ff476-49d3-fb76-4342-ade5e
> fbd33b8 at> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8;
> format=flowed On 09/01/2016 06:01 PM, edwardp at wrote:
>> I would not recommend K-9. I found that it would repeatedly hang when
>> trying to connect to either the Comcast or Gmail servers, while using it
>> on multiple mobile networks. And once that occurs, a manual poll of any
>> other account with K-9, would not go through.
>> The only way to fix (?) this, would be do a Force Stop of K-9 each time
>> it hung and relaunch the app.
> I've used k-9 with gmail for years - as well as with my work email (MS
> exchange server) and my home server email (exim/dovecot) - with no
> issues.  Not criticizing, just providing another data point.
> DR

K-9 worked perfectly a few years back, not known what had changed since
then. But it clearly shouldn't hang the way it does.

I've looked at other e-mail apps and really haven't found one yet that
suits my needs. The one I'm using currently (, by default, sends
e-mails as text/html, which I learned the BLU list server blocks, if I
understood Jerry correctly.

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