1994-07-14 - Re: PGP bastardization (fwd)

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From: D.C. Williams <dcwill@ee.unr.edu>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 09a436a633c1121c8047756341d07e673ce399e7e72fdf19bd9064d7bef2be03
Message ID: <9407140356.AA17966@solstice>
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UTC Datetime: 1994-07-14 03:57:38 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 13 Jul 94 20:57:38 PDT

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From: D.C. Williams <dcwill@ee.unr.edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 94 20:57:38 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: PGP bastardization (fwd)
Message-ID: <9407140356.AA17966@solstice>
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> He has no legal comeback (ha, there's an interesting irony about the
> author of the world's leading piece of guerilla software...) and the
> most he can do is apply peer pressure to get the guy to back down.

The way I read it, he was concerned about including the hacked versions
under the "PGP" banner. With this, I agree. PGP and prz will always
be inseparable, and I sure wouldn't want someone to take something of
mine, change it into something I didn't like, and keep my name on it.
As a matter of respect and decency for anyone's work (and especially
prz's), a separate and distinct identity should accompany the changes.

=D.C. Williams