Naming of GnuPG

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Sun Apr 20 06:50:58 CEST 2008

Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> Matt Kinni wrote:
>> Basically, 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.

For those using Enigmail with Thunderbird/Seamonkey, 2.0.x is _only_ required if
one needs gpg-agent support.

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