FAQ: drop mention of 1.4?
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 28 16:12:03 CEST 2015
On 27-08-2015 23:37, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> The 2.x branch is the future of GnuPG development, has been for some
> years now, and is what the GnuPG developers recommend for new users.
I see this attitude a lot among software developers and it irritates me:
drop support for "obsolete" features and still try to force everyone to
upgrade, combined with the inability to accept that at some time
software can be feature-complete and only bugfixes are needed. It's the
same attitude MS has when pushing windows 10 to windows 7 users.
Last time I saw this with crypto software was when TextSecure dropped
support of encrypted SMS. Being open source, it was quickly forked but
now people have to use 2 different applications. A pitty.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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