PKCS#11 support for gpg-agent
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Sep 5 16:32:01 CEST 2005
On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 08:35:15 +0100 (BST), Nicholas Cole said:
> gpg-1.9, and the thinking behind adding support for
> s/mime. What is the "roadmap" (from the point of view
> of users) for gpg?
* The most important task is to integrate gpg 1.4 code base into gpg
1.9. I did this a long time ago but in the meantime e changed a lot
of stuff in 1.4. so that if needs to be done again.
* The format of the keyrings will be switched to a newer one (KBX).
This should really help with larger keyrings and provides some other
* Release 2.0
> Is there any sense in which opengpg is, or may be
> soon, a deprecated standard?
NO. We all like OpenPGP far more than S/MIME.
> Beyond the pros and cons of centralised CAs, what are
> the advantages of the two?
To match the structure of the organisation. OpenPGP allows for all
kinds of PKIs; whereas X.509 requires a hierarchical one.
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