Corporate use of gnupg

Andrew Berg bahamut at
Tue Feb 26 19:15:22 CET 2008

Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> Andrew Berg wrote:
>> Well, /I/ could've told you that. Don't tell me you never figured that
>> out on your own.
> Unless your day job involves being intimately involved in IP
> transactions (not just writing code), you could have _speculated_ on
> that.
Although I would not bet my life on that, I don't agree that 
"speculated" is the right word. I have a bit more confidence it in it 
than that.
>   There's a big difference between what you believe to be true,
> what you think to be true, what you know to be true, and what you can
> prove to be true.
> When dealing with actual dollars and cents, it pays off in the long run
> to pay the money required to get opinions from people who can prove the
> correctness of their assertions.  This is true whether you're talking
> about information security, law, medicine, or just about anything else.
I would agree that when there are real, serious negative consequences 
involved, one cannot always afford to rely on assumptions, assertions, etc..

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