Sun, 16 Apr 2000 19:42:37 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sun, 16 Apr 2000, Werner Koch wrote:
> That is the reason why there are these experimental/private packet
And also the reason that the X.509 certificate takes those numbers. At the
time of the photo-id creation, it was fully expected to be part of the
> These whole compatibilty story to PGP remembers me a bit of the strategy
> other (big) verndors are driving. Take a standard, add some nice little
> gadget which is not covered by the standard and claim that you use the new
> Standard. Microsoft did this recently with Kerberos.
Ugh. Please don't compare PGP to Microsoft. Microsoft intentionally broke
Kerberos so that people would be forced to use its products. (Or that's my
take on it anyway). Believe me, breaking the OpenPGP standard is the last
thing we want to do.
Here's the original proposal:
System Administrator |
Technology Consultant | [This space for rent]
icq.. 10735603 |
pgp.. finger://ns.quickie.net/rabbi |
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