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Re: OpenPGP vs. X.509/PKCS

2002-02-21 14:24:35

Because "they" weren't making any money off of PGP. :)


john(_dot_)dlugosz(_at_)kodak(_dot_)com writes:

From: John Dlugosz

If PGP was indeed established as the first useful PK system, why did "they"
come up with PKCS standards that are totally different?  Why did PKCS-style
files and formats propigate through Internet standards, when all along
everyone was using PGP, and had access to that code?

       Derek Atkins
       Computer and Internet Security Consultant

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