openPGP vs x509
Per Tunedal Casual
pt at radvis.nu
Tue Apr 13 22:05:27 CEST 2004
At 21:32 2004-04-13, you wrote:
>> Rational: some people refuse using PGP-encryption/signing.
>why would someone prefer to use an x509 based system for email??
Ask them! I guess it has two advantages:
1) easier to use (e.g. built into Outlook and Outlook Express and key
distribution is automatic.)
2) some people have easier to understand the hierarchical trust model. And
they do trust Thawte :-) - I might be able to convince them to trust me too!
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