Subject: Re: bpg request for comments
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/21/2005 22:08:55
In message <>, Curt Sampson w
>On Thu, 21 Jul 2005, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> First, I suspect that there's some necessity to keep the (seriously
>> ugly) gpg command line interface.
>Why do you think so? I have a couple of thoughts on the matter.

You give good reasons for most of my statement -- that we really need a 
better interface.  My concern is the programmatic interface.  At least 
two packages I rely on -- exmh and psi -- understand the gpg interface.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,