Subject: Re: Desktop application agenda
To: Liam J. Foy <>
From: Stefan 'Kaishakunin' Schumacher <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/13/2007 14:40:11
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Also sprach Liam J. Foy (
> Przemys?aw Pawe?czyk wrote:
> >On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 11:48:49 +0200
> >Tobias Nygren <> wrote:
> >
> >>>Once I envisioned a few CDs with GTK+1.2, GTK+2.x, GNOME, and KDE.
> >>>Of my interest are the first two of them. They are relatively low on
> >>>resources on older machines. But as I pointed in recent thread of
> >>>mine (Re: new website with mplayer binaries) both "flavors" should
> >>>be supplemented with a few new apps or old apps with new functions.
> >>>For example - e-mail readers _must_ be equipped with two basic
> >>>options - cryptography and spell-checker abilities.
> >>>
> >>I don't quite follow the first paragraph. Are you saying that all MUAs
> >>must have integrated pgp and ispell?
> >
> >Yes. Those are two fundamental functions in today's world being watched
> >by Big Brother. :-)
> Spelling yes - but if you think many of the general population=20
> effectively use PGP I tend to disagree.

You can definitely disagree. Just check the strongest set [1] and see how
few effectively used keys are out there :-(

However, maybe some more users could be encouraged to use PGP if it
were integrated better in to MUAs.


PGP FPR: CF74 D5F2 4871 3E5C FFFE  0130 11F4 C41E B3FB AE33                                =20
Jeder wird als Faust geboren, um alles zu erfassen, alles zu erproben, alle=
auszudr=FCcken. Da=DF Faust Gelehrter wurde, daf=FCr sorgten die Fehler sei=
Vorg=E4nger und seiner Zeitgenossen.=20
Boris Pasternak, Doktor Schiwago

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