OpenPGP vs inline PGP
Fri Jul 11 01:29:01 2003
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On 10-Jul-2003, Robin Lynn Frank wrote:
> We don't share the same view. To me, it works or it doesn't. Its
> secure or it isn't, etc.
Your view is a poor model for reality.
"Working" is never an absolute. It is far more accurately modelled as a
continuum of "how close does this come to meeting my requirements".
"Secure" is even less amenable to absolutes. Security of a system can
only be meaningful when quantified in terms of risk -- "what is the
likelihood of attack model X succeeding, and how much damage is done if
If you think of either "working" or "secure" as absolute properties, you
will always be disappointed.
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