Usability of OpenSSL vs GNUPG

Jeffrey Stedfast jestedfa at
Tue Dec 17 16:18:21 CET 2019

On 12/17/19, 9:55 AM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> One of my repeated complaints about GnuPG is that nobody can agree on 
> what it is.  Is it a toolkit for building bespoke cryptographic 
> solutions?  Is it an RFC4880 implementation meant for end-users?  Is it 
> an RFC4880 implementation meant for MUAs?  Is it...

I would just like to say that GnuPG is meant to be an RFC4880 implementation for MUA's. Anyone who says otherwise is just WRONG ;-)

-- Says the guy who has written countless mail clients and libraries over the years...


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