GNUPG / PGP / Java / hushmail.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2001 00:47:26 -0600
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On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 04:41:35PM -0300, Christian Jacken wrote:
> Hello folks,
> * What do you think about a Java implementation of GNUPG (like
> hushmail.com - sources available at www.hush.ai)?
> I think there is a demand for easy and mobile encryption, especially from
> less computer-literate users.
I still can't figure out why hushmail decided on a proprietary format instead
of using PGP... I am sure they had their reasons, and the source is available,
but the lack of interoperability with many users is dissapointing.
> * To what extent is GNUPG based on the GPL sources of PGP 2.6.x?
afaik, GnuPG is a completely "from scratch" implementation of the OpenPGP
standard, (rfc 2440) with no code from any other version of PGP.
> * Is there a free version of PGP for business use (considering that the RSA
> patent expired)?
Yes, GnuPG is free. Version 1.04 supports RSA, but afaik, can't generate RSA
> * How can I contact Werner Koch? werner.koch@GUUG.DE unfortunately failed.
> * By chance, is someone aware of a software that converts Outlook 2000 .pst
> files for use with a good Linux X-Window mail client (unfortunately Netscape
> 4 and 6 crashes because my over-300MB-pst file seems to be to large)?
I don't see anything, hold on...
has a list of links with software that may do the trick..
Caution: in case of rapture, this computer will be unoccupied!
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