Breaking changes

Leo Gaspard gnupg at
Wed May 23 02:17:03 CEST 2018

On 05/23/2018 01:40 AM, Dennis Clarke wrote:>> The longer you leave
people with maintenance, the longer they will want
>> maintenance past the deadline.
> [1] Then a service org should exist that charges fees.

This service org already exists, is named in the message you replied to,
and is called g10code.

>> I think 3-6 months is more than enough, and if people can't manage to
>> update their production code in this time frame 
> Perhaps you don't understand the complexity of a multi-tier prod env
> with many architectures and vendors and a lot of transaction sensitive
> code in place.

I think I do. Such large production environments can afford paying for
maintenance of what is currently GnuPG 1.4 until they complete migration.

> ps: see [1] as a purchase order happens real fast sometimes with the
>          right people involved. If Bruce Schneier says $250k then fine
>          it gets done. Business as usual.

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