Tue Aug 5 03:01:01 2003
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On Monday 04 August 2003 18:09, Eugene Smiley wrote:
> The people who use the arguement that inline-PGP is deprecated or that
> a MUA that supports inlined and not PGP/MIME is broken are spouting
> nonsense. It's a matter of the lowest common denominator, which is
> inlined-PGP. More clients support inlined-PGP than PGP/MIME.
> Once the balance shifts to PGP/MIME, then they can say what they want,
> but with Microsoft's MAUs being used on more desktops, either the
> community causes them to get updated or the community gets them replaced.
> Now don't get me wrong. I think PGP/MIME is the bomb, but for those
> with MAU's that aren't PGP/MIME compatible verifying the sig is a
> royal pain (as compared to verifying inlined).
I hope this doesn't throw wood on the fire, but I use kmail, and when I o=
the composer part of it, there's a drop-down menu that offers the choice of=
'inline OpenPGP (built in)', 'OpenPGP (plugin)', 'S/MIME (plugin)'. For the=
part where I read my mail, the plugins automatically do what's needed with=
whatever the sender used. To me, it's just hard to beat that...with any kin=
BTW...GnuPG 1.2.3rc2, is working like a dream in kmail (SuSE 8.2).
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