a new free smime service, but...

Ralph Seichter abbot at monksofcool.net
Fri Oct 25 00:52:26 CEST 2019

* gnupgpacker at on.yourweb.de:

> Why doesn't Let's Encrypt offer this service?

S/MIME certificates have been repeatedly discussed and rejected in the
LE community, pretty much since LE's inception. There even used to be a
related FAQ entry.

One reason is that LE's self declared goal is to provide certificates
for web servers, and email communication between individuals is quite
a different beast.


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