Moving from PGP to GnuPG and other questions ...
linux at codehelp.co.uk
Tue Apr 27 22:06:15 CEST 2004
On Tuesday 27 April 2004 5:43, Denis Green wrote:
> Hello Group
> Is there a way to use the IDEA algorithm with GnuPG - if
Why compromise GnuPG with the patented IDEA? If you want to use free software,
don't fund those whose patents would prevent the use of free software.
Free = free speech, not just free beer. You want free? Then help GnuPG STAY
> so how ? [wish to be fully compatible with PGP users ]
If you want to use the patent you'll have to pay the piper.
The best option is to not use IDEA and educate the PGP users.
> I presently use Pegasus for Windows as my e mail client.
> Are there better free e mail clients - that integrate with
> GPG especially ?
Heard good things about Turnpike and Eudora but I'm GNU/Linux only.
> Any free English language Dictionaries for English
> meanings / spelling / pronunciation etc. ? (not spell
> checker - I have Aspell already)
> Free stuff preferred. If not available please recommend
> paid versions as well
Free does not mean not-paid! Free means liberty.
Free software can still require payment but never reduces your freedom.
Proprietary or patented software usually costs a fee and ALWAYS reduces your
Please don't use 'paid versions' - what you mean is proprietary (or in the
case of IDEA, patented). Free software (like Linux) can still be sold with a
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