[patch] do not print version string by default

Ximin Luo infinity0 at pwned.gg
Tue Apr 7 00:01:11 CEST 2015

On 06/04/15 23:57, Ximin Luo wrote:
> On 06/04/15 12:38, Werner Koch wrote:
>> On Mon,  6 Apr 2015 05:18, mansourmoufid at gmail.com said:
>>> Let's not print the version string by default.
>> It does not help you.  There subtle difference between all OpenPGP
>> implementations and versions which can be used for forensic analysis.
> This isn't an argument to not print the version string. There might be subtle differences, but adding yet another subtle difference makes the problem strictly worse.

Whoops, this was a typo. I meant to say, "it does not help you" isn't an argument to keep printing the version string.

> What technical reason is there to *not* accept this patch?



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