Enigmail speed geeking
peter at digitalbrains.com
Fri Mar 13 15:22:20 CET 2015
I interpreted Dougs message as saying that a disadvantage of
smartcards, as opposed to on-disk keys, is that you lose the key when
the smartcard stops functioning. I was replying to this statement by
> Further, the inconvenience of having to deal with generating and
> socializing a new key if your smart card gets lost, becomes inoperable,
> etc. is way too high a cost for near-zero benefit.
So I say: you should use backups, duh.
The fact that you /can/ use a smartcard without a backup, which as you
say can be advantageous, by no means implies that you /cannot/ keep a
backup. This is what I was saying.
I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at
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