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...
Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com