GnuPG v2.x?

Paul claws at
Wed Apr 9 22:46:02 CEST 2008

On Wed, 09 Apr 2008 14:44:22 -0500
"Robert J. Hansen" <rjh at> wrote: 

> [sigh]

[bigger sigh]

> If you're going to misquote someone, at least do it accurately.  The 
> original poster's exact words were "is the only Free Software 
> implementation of S/MIME that has passed the Sphinx interoperability tests."

Yes, exactly. That's why I asked what else was tested. I don't see any
misquoting. As you say...

> The parse is ambiguous.  

> You can read it as meaning "only one Free 
> Software implementation was submitted to Sphinx, and it passed".  You 
> can read it as "other Free Software implementations were submitted to 
> Sphinx, and only KMail passed".

Yes, exactly. That's why I asked what else was tested.

> Or you can do what I do, which is recognize that it's an ambiguous 
> parse, and assume that the person speaking is a reasonable human being 
> who is probably not engaging in semantic trickery.  Accusing people of 
> malfeasance when there is no clear evidence any occurred is a 
> McCarthyism into which I do not wish to fall.

'malfeasance' is a strong word. Alas, it seems that you might be slipping
already! :)

> Ingo is a reasonable human being.

I didn't say otherwise.

have a banana


Note to self: do as Robert does. 

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