openPGP vs x509

Atom 'Smasher' atom-gpg at
Tue Apr 13 22:12:07 CEST 2004

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> 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.)

is that another case of M$ trying to break a standard so they can fill
their pockets? if trust has to come from a commercial entity....

it just seems icky... paying for trust appeals to me about as much as
paying for sex.

> 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!

trust thawte? ha! i've never even met the guy ;)


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 3EBE 2810 30AE 601D 54B2 4A90 9C28 0BBF 3D7D 41E3

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