wk at gnupg.org
Fri Aug 16 10:49:02 CEST 2002
On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 00:18:58 -0400, marius aamodt eriksen said:
> i assume by hoarders, you mean people who use your software, what's
> bad about people using your software?
Please read the GNU manifesto to learn what we call hoarders:
> again, as i stated before, this seems to be untrue; if it WAS true,
> then why was ximian forced to use another solution when they needed
> PGP integration in evolution? they were not interesting in modifying
Becuase they wanted to support the proprietary PGP 7 and today it
seems that they require the PGP support even for _their_ proprietary
> gpgme, only in using it for a solution which could have commercial
> extensions. to me, this seems to be the exact same situation; no
You probably mean proprietary and not commercial? There is nothing
wrong to use or write commercial Free Software; the GPL explicitly
> supports a number of pgp implementations as its backend (currently
> PGP5, GnuPG in the works, PGP2 next). honestly i believe the
I hope you don't support PGP 5.x - it has far too many bugs and nobody
should even consider to use a PGP version >= 5 && < 6.5.8.
> of code. gpgme seems to have overdone a few things, and libpgpwrap
GPGME is not just a wrapper around GnuPG but a general interface to
certain crypto services (mainly email).
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