Why would I want S/MIME?

Ralph Seichter gnupg-ml at seichter.de
Tue Sep 13 12:45:13 CEST 2016

On 12.09.2016 21:15, Anthony Papillion wrote:

> Assuming everyone is willing and comfortable with using GnuPG, is there
> any compelling reason (aside from easy setup and use) to use S/MIME?

The main reason I can think of is the fact that there are mail clients
that don't support PGP without significant hassle (or not at all), but
do support S/MIME, e.g. iOS devices. Not sure if you count this as a
specialized case of "easy setup and use".


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