IPP> RE: Mandatory Delivery Method for Notifications - Commen ts by April 15

IPP> RE: Mandatory Delivery Method for Notifications - Commen ts by April 15

IPP> RE: Mandatory Delivery Method for Notifications - Commen ts by April 15

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Mon Apr 1 13:49:26 EST 2002


McDonald, Ira wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> 
> The IETF could eliminate SMTP over TLS (RFC 3207), because it's
> hop-by-hop security (only works well _within_ an enterprise
> network, which is of course one of the best IPP environments).
> 
> But both S/MIME v3 and OpenPGP are recent and Proposed Std.
> Do you know if OpenPGP is any more common in infrastructure 
> and clients than S/MIME?  Annecdotally, the IETF Registrar
> (for conferences), the RFC Editor and others regularly post
> their OpenPGP public keys on their Web pages, but I don't
> see S/MIME keys usually.
> ...

Sadly, I know of very few people that use OpenPGP, GNUpg, S/MIME,
etc.  Part of the problem, of course, is that very few email programs
support them, and the only commercial offering from Network Solutions
is being discontinued...

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