Commercial PGP is back
Wed Aug 21 01:04:10 2002
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On Tuesday 20 August 2002 19:22, Ryan Malayter wrote:
> From: R. Bradley Tilley [mailto:email@example.com]
> >I disagree. Evolution and kmail are two examples
> >of *extremely* easy to use apps that have built-in
> >support for gpg. Point and click just like MS...
> >why can't your users use on of these apps?
> I don't want to start a holy war; many businesses could profit from
> switching to an open-source desktop environment. But not mine. We've
> studied the functionality issues and licensing & training costs. And
> feature-rich groupware (which includes a lot more than email), like
> vertical-market app support, is one of the major stumbling blocks
> preventing us from going for the open-source desktop.
Then you should maybe convince Microsoft or Lotus or whatever groupware
you are using to implement decent OpenPGP support for their products
instead of implementing tens of completely unnecessary features. If
enough clients demand this then maybe they will implement it.
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