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On 12/12/07, William L. Thomson Jr. <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-12-08 at 15:49 +0200, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:
> > gnupg-2 is drop-in replacement of gnupg-1, so eventually no slotting
> > should be used.
> Drop in according to YOU, which I have taken issue with since 1/1/07.
> Per last upstream release, and every one since 2.x was release, just as
> I have quoted and stated many times before.
> "GnuPG-2 has a different architecture than GnuPG-1 (e.g. 1.4.6) in that
> it splits up functionality into several modules. However, both
> versions may be installed alongside without any conflict. In fact,
> the gpg version from GnuPG-1 is able to make use of the gpg-agent as
> included in GnuPG-2 and allows for seamless passphrase caching. The
> advantage of GnuPG-1 is its smaller size and the lack of dependency on
> other modules at run and build time. We will keep maintaining GnuPG-1
> versions because they are very useful for small systems and for server
> based applications requiring only OpenPGP support."
As I told you before, I wont slot these two.
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