OpenPGP.org and GnuPG
Thu Mar 20 11:16:02 2003
No, openpgp.org is not related to the OpenPGP IETF Working Group.
pplf <email@example.com> writes:
> The web site www.openpgp.org has no link at all for GnuPG versions on
> his page download : http://www.openpgp.org/resources/downloads.shtml
> The links given to download OpenPGP are the pgp.com, pgpi.com, or
> web.mit.edu/network/pgp links.
> The name "GnuPG" or GPG appears only at the "Members" page.
> I think it is not a good thing : GnuPG is the most famous free OpenPGP
> version and it must be here.
> Last week, I had a discussion by e-mail with Philip Zimmermann, and I
> said him some people may think he is misappropriating the name
> "OpenPGP.org", and that he done this because he sells PGP(tm)
> www.pgp.com and FileCrypt www.veridis.com/openpgp/
> Philip Zimmermann replied me that the "Download" page at the
> openpgp.org web site was not updated since his beginning (2 or 3 years
> ago, I think), then he said me in another e-mail that I was
> "insulting" him.
> Unfortunately, he didn't changed the "Download" page at
> www.openpgp.org and GnuPG is still not there :-(
> Do you think it is a good thing that GnuPG is not shown in the
> www.openpgp.org "Download" page ?
> I see by doing a whois that the domain "openpgp.org" is owned by the
> "OpenPGP Research Group".
> domain: OPENPGP.ORG
> owner-address: OpenPGP Research Group
> owner-address: C/O Terje Elde
> owner-address: C/O Jan Pedersen
> owner-address: Granliveien 1
> owner-address: N-1406
> owner-address: Ski
> owner-address: Norway
> Do you know if this "OpenPGP Research Group" part of the IETF-OpenPGP
> working group ?
> pplf - French OpenPGP page <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> "OpenPGP en francais" PGP: 8263 8399 2074 5277 a6d3
> http://www.openpgp.fr.st 622d 1b66 ea3d caa0 8c94
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