Finally: Login via SSH authentication with OpenPGP smart card & 100% Free Software PCMCIA reader

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Mon Feb 20 07:10:46 CET 2006

On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 07:25:46AM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 12:33:03AM +0200, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:

>> I still don't understand why you use PKCS#1, PKCS#8, X.509, CMC,
>> S/MIME and more... Why don't you invent some replacements for these
>> too?

> Big news for you: We are here precisely because we prefer OpenPGP to

And isn't PGP like waaaaay older than S/MIME anyway? The release of
PGP 1.0 was in 1991. (Not that we are still interoperable with
it. Comparing with PGP 2 would probably be more fair... I dunno when
that is, but PGP 2.6.2 is 1994.) S/MIME seems to be born with RFC
1847, October 1995.


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