pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Thu Jul 25 12:35:02 CEST 2002
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
>>PGP is a failing technology anyway. There are incompatibilities
>>everywhere and we are probably better off using a well designed
>Come on, compared to all the incompatibilities of S/MIME the claimed OpenPGP
>incompatibilities are tiny.
Just to nitpick here, I think you mean the incompatibilities of *X.509* are
huge. Compatibility between S/MIME implementations is actually quite good.
S/MIME doesn't require X.509 (I've been doing it with PGP keys for several
years now), so it's not a deadly failing.
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