Naming of GnuPG

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Sun Apr 20 06:28:15 CEST 2008

Matt Kinni wrote:
> Basicaly, for a newbie, what is the difference between the two product
> lines?

GnuPG 2.0 adds S/MIME support, which is a totally different
cryptographic standard than OpenPGP.  If you need FOSS S/MIME, then you
need GnuPG 2.0.

Otherwise, I'd stick with 1.4, for reasons I've mentioned before on
list.  Check the archives from a couple of weeks ago.

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