Feature request: --creation-date option

Christian Danner gnupg-devel_list at danner-net.de
Wed Jan 31 14:04:03 CET 2007

Hello Werner,

on Tue, 30 Jan 2007 21:42:16 +0100, Werner Koch wrote:

>On Tue, 30 Jan 2007 16:40, gnupg-devel_list at danner-net.de said:
>> Hope you consider 1.4 as well? I see no chance to migrate to 2.0 as my

Glad to hear.

>> project requires optional IDEA support. :-(
>It is a shame that Mixmaster is still based on an aged and patented

Mixmaster can do without it. It's more about the ancient cypherpunk
part used for nym reply messages, especially the 'Esub' directive,
where currently there's no way around IDEA. 'Encrypt-Key' (IDEA) can
be avoided, as there are the alternatives 'Encrypt-CAST' and

But look at other well-known projects like Tor. AFAICS it's still
accompanied by OpenSSL DLLs with built-in IDEA support, though IMHO
there's no need to do so and it would be no problem to compile them

>Even worse, Mixmaster is still non Free Software.  I really wonder how
>long it will take until the Debian folks eventually remove it from
>main to bring some momentum in the development of a free

As long as anon remailing doesn't attract attention I'm sceptical
about that.

>  Mixminion is not a suitable drop in replacement.

It's still in an early stage of development with nym support not
implemented yet. Within a few years we'll know. ;-)

Kind regards

OmniMix .. protect your privacy

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