Questions about GPGME / GnuPG library

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Thu Dec 7 15:27:14 CET 2000

Olaf Trygve Berglihn wrote/napisał[a]:
> As a professional programmer, I must really have missed out on
> something here. I would think that the cleanest way to (re)implement
> gnupg would be to have core functionality accessed by some
> (g)ui-frontend. If you are afraid of dynamically linked libraries, so
> link your application statically then.

Do it, then.
> Bottom line is that I think the current gnupg-developers are taking
> great care, or at least are venting opinions that go in the direction
> as to protect programmers from themselves. That provokes me a little.

As a professional system security designer with some, although limited
experience i say, that for security, if there's a way of doing it wrong,
somebody will do it wrong. Himself, or forced by The Management (in his
infinite wisdom) in pursuit of some non-security related goal.


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