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Bitcoin-qt Sign Message Feature -- Put header/footer around message. #2737
It seems to me the Bitcoin-qt 'Sign Message' feature is a little harder to use than it should be. Once all of the fields are filled in, it would be more convenient to output a block of text that contains all of the information that should be pasted in to a message. Also a simple parser that expects this format should be put into the Verify Message side of things.
It's worth a note that Armory and MultiBit are working on this feature. It would be nice if they all were compatible.
Here's an example (taken from a PGP Signed message):
-----BEGIN BITCOIN SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Because anyone can claim to be me. There's no validation of the user