peter at bowenfamily.org
Wed Mar 23 15:28:07 MST 2005
Uuencode is a text armoring mechanism... It's how pictures, docs, and
programs are sent through email. I just uuencoded the gpg data string.
The better way is to use armor directly - it saves a step. Uuencode can
convert ANY binary to text than can be stored in a text field. Note the
it is an encoding and not an encryption algorithm.
Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:
> How does uuencoding work, compared with GnuPG encoding?
>> I had the same problem myself... I uuencoded it.
>> Eric Jensen wrote:
>>> Working on some encryption schemes and running into a few humps. We
>>> have a great GnuPG scheme for encrypting all of our backup files.
>>> Really digging the public and private key scheme. But now we are
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