Adding signed mail in netscape

Brian Minton
Sat Feb 3 02:07:09 2001

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On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 07:13:27AM -0500, Anthony E . Greene wrote:

> On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 06:51:52 Robert Krueger wrote:
> It's called S/MIME and it's in the IETF process just like OpenPGP. S/MIME
> started with the support of large mail client vendors, including Microsof=
> Lotus, and Netscape. At the time, PGP just did not have the necessary
> feature set, and was owned by a single company.
nowadays, it appears that pgp/mime and s/mime are about the same, but pgp/m= ime still relies on pgp being present... (imnsho, pgp/mime is the better solution, but we will see what happens in that arena)
> Times have changed, but Netscape and Outlook still support S/MIME. To sign
> message with S/MIME you'll have to get a certificate from an S/MIME
> Certificate Authority (CA), most of whom charge for the service.
although there is nothing stopping you from being your own ca with programs such as openssl. --=20 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~= ~~ /finger _ _ my favorite O= S! / for PGP public key. | | <_>._ _ _ _ __ /What are you waiting for, | |_ | || ' || | |\ \/ / try Jesus today!!! |___||_||_|_|`___|/\_\ "Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased" --Daniel 12:= 4 =20 --TB36FDmn/VVEgNH/ Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (FreeBSD) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6e1mGp0PPDCS0QgIRAp5eAJ4xVE03asKQDm2XwP7WrorcGhFRxgCgivA/ BMznAkJm+U6ZC6uaqR16VmA= =L/JU -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --TB36FDmn/VVEgNH/--