Naming of GnuPG
dirk.traulsen at lypso.de
Sat Apr 26 08:54:52 CEST 2008
Am 21 Apr 2008 um 9:43 hat David Shaw geschrieben:
> On Apr 21, 2008, at 9:30 AM, Mark H. Wood wrote:
> > So, GnuPG 1.4 implements OpenPGP. GnuPG 2.0 implements OpenPGP
> > and S/MIME.
> > 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 "++"!)
> How about:
> 1.4 == GnuPG Classic
> 2.0 == GnuPG Plus
As gpg2 seems to generate a lot of confusion, I second the renaming to
make the different purposes as clear as possible.
The main and most important difference is the addition of S/MIME, so it
should be part of the new name and command.
gpg == GnuPG == GnuPG Classic
gpgs == GnuPG+S == GnuPG+S/MIME
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