[Announce] GnuPG 1.0.7 released

Brad Tilley rtilley@vt.edu
Tue Apr 30 18:11:01 2002

I love gpg. I use it everday with kmail. GPA is a great front-end too. I 
don't care what the naysayers say! 

I have only one wish: recursive directory encryption natively built-in to 
gpg. Outside of that, I think GNUpg is perfect!

Keep up the good work guys!

On Tuesday 30 April 2002 11:14, Ricardo SIGNES wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 12:07:55PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> > The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) is GNU's tool for secure communication
> > and data storage.  It is a complete and free replacement of PGP and
> > can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures.  It
> > includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the
> > proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in RFC2440.  This new
> > release has a lot of features beyond OpenPGP which will be included in
> > a soon to be published RFC2440 successor.
> First, to echo a previous replier, congratulations!  I am very happy with
> GnuPG, and it looks like this version has made huge leaps.
> Now... that's also a problem, in my mind, because the difference between
> 1.0.6 and 1.0.5 was chiefly a bugfix.  (There were also some translation
> changes and a minor keyserver client change.)
> What defines a second-order version?  Is the versioning of GnuPG meaningful
> other than the apparent odd/even overloading of the middle digit?  I didn't
> find any documentation of this on gnupg.org
> It's nice to be able to see that a version number has changed significantly
> and know, then, that the changes in the software are likewise significant. 
> Perhaps this version should have been 1.2.0?
> Thanks.