gpgme license

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at
Thu Jul 25 12:35:02 CEST 2002

Werner Koch <wk at> 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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