FAQ: drop mention of 1.4?

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 4 09:54:58 CEST 2015

On 04-09-2015 0:46, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

> Here's the question I really want people to answer: "At what point do we
> tell people, 'no, that data format has been obsolete for twenty years,
> we're not going to support it any more, it's not even close to
> conforming to the RFCs we implement'?"

Never IMO. This attitude leads to data being lost forever because new
software can't read it anymore while the cost of adding read-only
support is small.

> If you say "for as long as people have that traffic," then you've just
> given GnuPG an open-ended commitment to supporting PGP 2.6 *forever*.

Read-only, yes.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html

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