[JDEV] OpenPGP on Jabber

Lazarus Long lazarus at overdue.ompages.com
Thu Oct 7 14:23:27 CDT 1999

On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 04:05:41PM -0700, Scott Robinson wrote:
> I requested the same. It's not happening, and all you'll get is a bunch of
> flame mail from some of the more impolite JDEV list members.

With this reply, I am turning standards-compliant digisig *back on*
until the time someone provides a reason not to.

Giving in to impoliteness just encourages it.  Turning off digisigs
due to the potential of less-intelligent persons' replies is "giving
them what they want" which should be reserved for those who provide
well-reasoned explanataions.

I'll sign this now, awaiting the possibility of a well-reasoned explanation.

> > On Tue, Oct 05, 1999 at 08:31:08PM -0700, Scott Robinson wrote:
> > > It was noted a while ago that OpenPGP (proper PGP MIME wrapping) was quite
> > > impolite to perform on the JDEV list. Some of our members have Microsoft
> > > clients that crash at the first whiff of MIME.
> > 
> > I respectfully submit that those with broken clients should change to
> > clients capable of handling standards rather than the list pandering to
> > MS deficiencies.

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