Changes between Version 25 and Version 26 of gpg


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Apr 17, 2012, 2:43:24 PM (8 years ago)
Author:
Enrique Rosas
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    2626GnuPG is one program (of many) that uses this open standard. GnuPG is free software and is one of the most popular implementations of OpenPGP.
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     28A completition of that explanation in simple words by dkg:
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     30{{{
     31'''PGP''' is Pretty Good Privacy, which is a corporate trademark held by Symantec at the moment.
     32'''OpenPGP''' is the name of the standard that defines the techniques and data structures.
     33'''GPG''' is the GNU Privacy Guard, an implementation of using and interfacing with the defined techniques and data structures.
     34'''keys''' are mathematical constructs
     35'''identities''' are labels that humans can attach to real-world entities
     36}}}
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    2838== Public and private keys ==