Comments on: PGP/MIME Versus S/MIME https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/ Linux. GNU. Freedom. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:00:46 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0-alpha-42127 By: Aaron Toponce https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/#comment-115958 Sun, 18 Sep 2011 22:12:50 +0000 http://pthree.org/?p=2039#comment-115958 I stand corrected.

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By: Gary Peck https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/#comment-115956 Sun, 18 Sep 2011 14:41:47 +0000 http://pthree.org/?p=2039#comment-115956 @Aaron: PGP/MIME certainly supports encryption. See RFC 3156, section 4.

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By: Aaron Toponce https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/#comment-115955 Sun, 18 Sep 2011 13:24:08 +0000 http://pthree.org/?p=2039#comment-115955 @foo yes, of course OpenPGP can do encryption. It is PGP/MIME that cannot. Besides, that's apples and oranges really. OpenPGP is a specification, not an implementation, which does not discuss PGP/MIME.

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By: foo https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/#comment-115954 Sat, 17 Sep 2011 22:35:41 +0000 http://pthree.org/?p=2039#comment-115954 It is also possible to convert OpenPGP keys to X.509 keys, which is what these folks are doing:

http://web.monkeysphere.info/

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By: foo https://pthree.org/2011/09/17/pgpmime-versus-smime/#comment-115953 Sat, 17 Sep 2011 22:34:12 +0000 http://pthree.org/?p=2039#comment-115953 OpenPGP does encryption too and authentication.

Here are some OpenPGP best practices:

https://we.riseup.net/riseuplabs+paow/openpgp-best-practices

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