Media type literal packet in OpenPGP

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This document describes an extension to the OpenPGP Message Format that allows a Internet Media Type to be associated with the encoded content. By providing more information beyond the existing binary and text formats this extension can enable the automated selection of an appropriate media viewer for the decoded content.


Vinnie Moscaritolo (

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