Questions about GPGME / GnuPG library
rodney at tillerman.to
Thu Dec 7 08:33:58 CET 2000
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At 01:05 PM 12/7/00 +0100, Olaf Trygve Berglihn wrote:
> > This is becoming a FAQ. For those who haven't looked at the archives,
> > this has been rehashed so many times as to be tiresome. GPG _cannot_ be
> > made a library because libraries do not provide sufficient security
> > guarantees.
This is bogus. Sitting around making judgement calls about people's
computing platforms is out of scope for this tool. You might as well
ship them a 6 line program that says YOUR TRUSTED COMPUTING PLATFORM
IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO ME. GO AWAY.
If you don't want it to be used by other applications, and therefore
you mean to limit it's use, you've done an excellent job.
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