PGP encrypting a message

    % cat sample
    This is a sample.

    This is a sample text file.  I created it with an editor.  If it were
    an actual message, it would contain some useful information.

    This has been a sample.
    % pgp -eat sample john
    Pretty Good Privacy(tm) 2.6.2 - Public-key encryption for the masses.
    (c) 1990-1994 Philip Zimmermann, Phil's Pretty Good Software. 11 Oct 94
    Uses the RSAREF(tm) Toolkit, which is copyright RSA Data Security, Inc.
    Distributed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    Export of this software may be restricted by the U.S. government.
    Current time: 1996/11/09 13:10 GMT

    Recipients' public key(s) will be used to encrypt. 
    Key for user ID: John E Doe <>
    1024-bit key, Key ID F4DD25F1, created 1996/11/07

    WARNING:  Because this public key is not certified with a trusted
    signature, it is not known with high confidence that this public key
    actually belongs to: "John E Doe <>".

    Are you sure you want to use this public key (y/N)? y
    Transport armor file: sample.asc
    % cat sample.asc
    -----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----
    Version: 2.6.2

    -----END PGP MESSAGE-----

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