Naming of GnuPG

Mark H. Wood mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Mon Apr 21 15:30:34 CEST 2008

So, GnuPG 1.4 implements OpenPGP.  GnuPG 2.0 implements OpenPGP and

So 2.0 is "better" than 1.4 if you need S/MIME, otherwise not.

So, perhaps 1.4 should be GnuPG and 2.0 should be GnuPG-Plus.
(Please, no "++"!)

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Typically when a software vendor says that a product is "intuitive" he
means the exact opposite.

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