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PGP/MIME stands for Pretty Good Privacy/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
The PGP/MIME standard provides secure messaging to conform to:
With PGP/MIME encrypting and signing of your e-mails is easier and more flexible than ASCII armoured.
In The Bat! PGP/MIME is set as default, it will be used for signing/encrypting when:
Beware: To read encrypted messages the recipient needs to have OpenPGP installed, too!
Note: Some e-mail clients (i.e. Webmailers) may have trouble with PGP/MIME-signed messages. For those recpients not being able to read a signed message you can use the %NOPGPMIME macro in a template. You can also disable automatic signing and use the %PGPMIME macro in templates for people you want to send signed messages to.