We shall value email usage

Stefan Vasilev stefan.vasilev at posteo.ru
Thu Apr 1 18:19:40 CEST 2021

Andrew Gallagher wrote:

> On 01/04/2021 15:39, Stefan Vasilev via Gnupg-users wrote:
>> Another option would be direct FAX/GnuPG usage, with a different armor,
>> which is OCR friendly.
> From a purely practical point of view, why would anyone in the modern 
> world use a system where a digital message is rendered in OCR-able 
> format on an analogue raster, to be converted into digital tones, then 
> passed down an analogue connection, which is almost certainly carried 
> over a VoIP backbone? Please stop.

Why stop? It is a valid option for almost real time decentralized comms 
which guarantees

that the recipient gets a time stamped encrypted document from a 
hardcoded landline no.

email delivery, as you may no, can not be guaranteed and in case of 
GnuPG armored messages

they will be most likely filtered for further archival and/or processing.



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