Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at bofh.net.pl
Wed Jun 29 10:55:02 CEST 2005

On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 04:58:52AM -0400, Charly Avital wrote:

> > However, GnuPG can call other programs to do other tasks (keyserver
> > access programs, JPEG viewers for photo IDs), so it's not impossible
> > that GnuPG could call an external secure viewer program.  I don't know
> > of one offhand though.
> As far as I can remember the evolution of PGP, I think (but I am not
> sure) that the concept of a secure viewer is a PGP proprietary function
> built-in in their software.

Some form of secure viewer was present in PGP 2.3 and 2.6 which were FLOSS.

Unless they patented it (sigh) it can be renginered back to the GPG, like
mors ab alto 

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