Naming of GnuPG

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Apr 28 10:42:12 CEST 2008

On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 09:20, rjh at said:

> GnuPG 2.x introduces a lot of new crypto support that is not related to
> OpenPGP.  The original metonymy is no longer appropriate.

Well, PGP also has support for X.509 and a lot more.

It is funny that the naming issue is such a hot topic.  We had a similar
thread 10 years ago when I asked for a name of GnuPG (at that time
called g10).



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