1997-06-23 - Re: New PGP signatures

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From: Rick Osborne <osborne@gateway.grumman.com>
To: cypherpunks mailing list <cypherpunks@Algebra.COM>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-06-23 17:47:14 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 01:47:14 +0800

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From: Rick Osborne <osborne@gateway.grumman.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 01:47:14 +0800
To: cypherpunks mailing list <cypherpunks@Algebra.COM>
Subject: Re: New PGP signatures
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bennett_t1@popmail.firn.edu wrote:
>some asshole forgot to make PGP 5.0 freeware RSA key-generating

Okay, silly question here, but what's to stop someone from adding that
capability once the source is available?  (And if they knew they were going
to publish the source, why not just add the capability in the first place?)
-- Rick Osborne, <osborne@gateway,grumman.com>
"Unbelievable!  Even over the air waves, this Senator person eminates
evil as if it were musk!"
-- Gates, Legion of Superheroes