Phil Zimmermann interview
Sun Jun 8 17:40:02 2003
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- --- John B <Yochanon@tds.net> wrote:
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> On Sunday 08 June 2003 08:58, Ben Finney wrote:
> > On 08-Jun-2003, pplf wrote:
> > > PRZ - There is a place for products under different licenses.
> > > a place for products under the GNU GPL, also cryptographic
> > > However, GNU GPL is not enough for everyone's needs. Some
> > > needs to be sold for profit.
> > Saying it doesn't make it so.
> > Phil did a great thing by releasing PGP 1.0, then trumped
> > fighting a battle that we all needed to have won. He earns
> > karma points for these acts, and we are all indebted to him in
> > of us cannot begin to repay.
> > Doesn't necessarily mean he knows squat about software freedom,
> Absolutely correct. I too have great respect for the man for
> but here he seems to think nobody is smarter or has the ability
> work better or as well as he did with it full time. Of course
too, he has
> try and let the world know that PGP is 'better', just *because*
> (he has to keep the money rolling in somehow, heh).
The interview just proves that everyone has their biases. If GnuPG
for Windows ever came in a one-step slick-GUI package (slicker than
Windows Privacy Tray), that would be one bad day for PGP Corp.
owners. They should be careful what they wish for. :-)
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