GnuPG 2.0 for Win + Feature requests
us3r07 at web.de
Fri Jun 19 19:52:15 CEST 2009
>> Firstly: I am wondering, that there is still no compiled version (of
>> the 2.0 series) for Windows. What's the reason?
> There's no standalone installer, but GPG 2 is available as part of
> gpg4win (http://www.gpg4win.org).
Thx! But I hope, that a stand-alone version will follow.
>> 1. Support for secure wiping files
> Not happening. Look in the archives of this list for details.
Well, maybe it is also useless, if you simply encrypt your sensible files.
>> 2. A Steganography feature
> (Probably) not happening. Steganography is grossly overhyped as a
> technology. Moulin and O'Sullivan's _An Information-Theoretic Analysis
> of Data Hiding_ (1999) was an attempt to put steganography on firm
> mathematical foundations to make it a peer of cryptography; in the
> course of this, they proved the Emperor had no clothes.
So, it's useless!?
>> Firstly: I am wondering, that there is still no compiled version (of the 2.0 series) for Windows. What's the reason?
> Are You not familiar with gpg4win?
How, if I never used it before? I also only need the plain command-line tools, nothing more. ^^
Btw: Thanks for your replies!
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