1995-11-20 - Re: ecash as pgp

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From: sameer <sameer@c2.org>
To: warlord@MIT.EDU (Derek Atkins)
Message Hash: 2c005695989a0c564e4ef11c0b48ae5beff1ab0ccd0527365b16281a6177eac3
Message ID: <199511192338.PAA13806@infinity.c2.org>
Reply To: <199511192339.PAA07631@tess-turbo.mit.edu>
UTC Datetime: 1995-11-20 00:07:54 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 08:07:54 +0800

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From: sameer <sameer@c2.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 08:07:54 +0800
To: warlord@MIT.EDU (Derek Atkins)
Subject: Re: ecash as pgp
In-Reply-To: <199511192339.PAA07631@tess-turbo.mit.edu>
Message-ID: <199511192338.PAA13806@infinity.c2.org>
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	Cool! I'm really glad you're working in this. Now if only
digicash would release libecash.a, we'd have the infrastructure for
some killer apps.

> > 	Secondly, from what I can tell, it's like PGP. To integrate it
> > into other software you have to do all sorts of nasty output
> > parsing. why the hell can't it just produce nice, terse, informative,
> > UNIX-like output?
> This will change with PGP 3.  There is a very nice, easy API for PGP 3
> which I have been working on for over the last month.  In fact, the
> main processing code is done.  After Tranksgiving I will be working on
> an API document which explains the design and implementation of the
> API.
> IMHO, the API is REALLY EASY to use -- I have a PGP encryption program
> which has all of the main functionality of PGP w.r.t. creating messages,
> and the program is only 250 lines of commented C code.
> The current work is far from complete, but it is getting close!  It
> should make integrating PGP into other programs very simple -- just
> link against libpgp.a. :)
> Enjoy!
> -derek

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