New GUI frontend for windows

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Wed Dec 25 18:50:50 CET 2013

On 12/25/2013 7:49 AM, Alice Bob wrote:
> It is closed source, unlimited trialware.

(a) If you're asking people to provide feedback and bug reports for
closed-source software, you're asking people to help you make a buck
without giving them much of anything in return.  I find that unethical.
 I don't find closed-source software unethical, mind you, but if you're
going to write closed-source software then, IMO, you need to take
responsibility for doing SQA without community assistance.

(b) Without source, there's no way I will trust it.

(c) The web page asks, "Can I trust you?", and you answer it with
"YES!".  Sorry, but no.  The only correct answer to "Can I trust you?"
is, "You need to figure that out for yourself."  In my experience,
people who answer that question "yes" are usually deeply untrustworthy.

(d) As a closed-source product, this should not be advocated on
GnuPG-Users.  GnuPG is a GNU project, and they have some quite serious
philosophical beliefs about the moral evils of closed-source software.
Let's respect the GNU position by not advocating closed-source software
on this list.

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