GPA development

Jan-Oliver Wagner
Wed, 21 Jun 2000 11:22:10 +0200

On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 08:24:42AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:

> > a) Keyring management and the management of files management are largely
> > different tasks. They should be divided into separate tools.
> Agreed - however it should also work as a standalone tool.
> > b) The keyring management dialog should transparently show
> > all important information in one window.
> Not all - Did you read the Whitten report on the PGP GUI.
> One important thing is still missing: An option (which is enabled by
> default) to suppress most information - the standard mode; the other
> information should only be shown in expert mode.
Yes, a expert/novice dual mode concept. I reagrd it quite useful with gpa as well.
> > 6. Show a nice counter/clock to give a visual impression on the
> > remaining time of passphrase validity.
> I don't understand this. There is no such concept of a passphrase
> validity.
oh sorry, my comment was a bit confusing. I just meant the remaining time a password is still kept when typed in once. The mutt has this option as well. Jan -- Jan-Oliver Wagner Intevation GmbH FreeGIS