FAQ: drop mention of 1.4?
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Fri Aug 28 22:41:31 CEST 2015
On 08/27/2015 06:41 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> My rationale for this is simple: we don't want to encourage new users to
> use 1.4. We want to encourage new users to use 2.0 and/or 2.1.
> I, personally, don't think it's a big deal to drop mention of 1.4 except
> to talk about "it's for system administrators, not regular users".
> However, I'd really like to hear your feedback on this. Should we make
> this change? Yes or no?
Those that use GPG as a matter of principle or because of "geek appeal"
have no problem with TSR ("terminate-but-stay-resident" :) components
and the fallacy of "always on-line and trusted" computer. Those that
use GPG because they need to, depend on 1.4.
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