E-Mail Encryption: Why Isn't Everyone Doing It?

Kai Raven k.raven@freenet.de
Sat Oct 26 18:08:01 2002

Hello Graham,

On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 05:36:18 +0100 you wrote:

> [snipped]
> > But on the other side, all MUAs under Linux have a good support for
> > all necessary GnuPG functions 
> No, they are adequate for encryption and signing, decryption and 
> verifying emails, nothing more.  I have not yet seen any MUA which 
> would allow me to locally sign a key and update trust....which are 
> "necessary" GPG functions

that is what i wanted to say, all necessary GnUPG functions for e-mail
communication are implemented in the most MUA's and 'for the rest' in
the meaning of file encryption, key management etc.

> >You are switching from
> > Windows to Linux? You have to learn & love the console - sooner or
> > later ;o))
> No, I've switched (over a year ago) and I use Linux exclusively.  I 
> enjoy the ease and speed of the console for some things and not for 
> others.  I would like to see a GUI for GPG...its that simple.

My sentence above wasn't directed to you, but to all new linux users
like me (using Linux since 3 months)


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