A wiki for GnuPG and related topics?
bernhard at intevation.de
Fri Jan 4 20:35:12 CET 2013
Am Freitag, 21. Dezember 2012, 12:30:43 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> Hi friends of Free Software crypto,
> we do need a better plattform to document how
> this all works together in a central place.
> GnuPG has a wonderful technical documentation
> and being involved with www.gpg4win.org and
> www.gpg4kde.org I have contributed my part of making
> the necessary knowledge more accessible.
> Still I have seen numerous installations where setup
> or basic administration issues were faulty, resulting
> in bad user experiences. And they are even unfortunate
> because the technology of GnuPG would have allowed
> to configure and use it in a better way. It mainly is
> lack of knowledge.
> To give one example I recently saw Kontact on OpenSuse 12.2
> where they stil are unable to start a gnupg-agent by default.
> Simple thing that worsens the experience a lot.
> Where do I document the solution for all packagers of GNU systems,
> like Debian, Redhat, Ubuntu?
> Now I also want to plan for interesting features and development
> topics for Gpg4win, together with the community. The mailing is good,
> but often not canonical.
> So my idea to solve is would be a wiki.
> It takes a bit to maintain, spam fighting and keeping things together,
> but we could do it. What do you think?
> Best Regards,
> ps.: I offline for days to come until January.
> pps.: If everybody agrees that running a Wiki is cool and we get some
> people willing to help, maybe I am offering to host one from Intevaion.
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