Changes between Version 27 and Version 28 of gpg


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Timestamp:
Apr 17, 2012, 2:57:43 PM (8 years ago)
Author:
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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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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    28 A completition of that explanation in simple words by dkg:
     28In list form:
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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 }}}
     30 PGP:: is Pretty Good Privacy, which is a corporate trademark held by Symantec at the moment.
     31 OpenPGP:: is the name of the standard that defines the techniques and data structures.
     32 GPG:: is the GNU Privacy Guard, an implementation of using and interfacing with the defined techniques and data structures.
     33 keys:: are mathematical constructs
     34 identities:: are labels that humans can attach to real-world entities
     35
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    3837== Public and private keys ==