Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Ian G wrote:
> 
>> To get people to do something they will say "no"
>> to, we have to give them a freebie, and tie it
>> to the unpleasantry.  E.g., in SSH, we get a better
>> telnet, and there is only the encrypted version.
> 
> We could just as well say that "encryption of remote server sessions is
> rare in everyday use". It's just that only geeks even do remote server
> sessions, so they use SSH instead of telnet.
> 
> The thing is that email is in wide use (unlike remote server sessions).
> Personally I doubt that anything other than a small percentage of email
> will ever be signed, let alone encrypted (heck, most people on this list
> don't even sign their mail).

I don't sign mail not because I can't be bothered, but because it is my
policy to not sign mail.

If I signed it, it would be substantially harder to deny I wrote it.

Cheers,

Ben.

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