wk at gnupg.org
Fri Feb 13 20:33:31 CET 2015
On Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:01, lists-gnupgdev at lina.inka.de said:
> gpg already has enough options beside "the" standard. Thats what the
> --opengpg option is for anyway.
There is one standard but there are things which are open for
interpretation. All the compatibility options still create valid
OpenPGP data but in a way that for example PGP-6 can work with it.
> There is simple no point to restrict gpg (the application) for a
> usecase where the standard is itself not fit for purpose anymore.
> Especially as it becomes somehow lesser relevant anyway.
So you think that S/MIME (CMS+X.509) is more up to the task? Having
implemented both I doubt that that but your mileage may very.
I am not aware of any other encryption standard for offline
> different one have moved on (for example I am quite happily using BC
> for example (but this is also due to the better java integration).
bc (1) - An arbitrary precision calculator language
I don't understand.
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