[JDEV] OpenPGP on Jabber

Scott Robinson quad at jabber.org
Thu Oct 7 16:27:22 CDT 1999


... and I will join you. You are absolutely right in your comments on giving
into impoliteness. I guess it was the guilt of crashing someone's computer.
;)

Scott.

* Lazarus Long translated into ASCII [Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 07:23:27PM +0000][<19991007192326.A15136 at overdue.dhis.org>]
> 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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