Read Bruce Schneier's Applied Cryptography was Re: One more time,
SSL vs GPG
Shae Matijs Erisson
shae at ScannedInAvian.com
Thu May 19 11:07:06 EDT 2005
"S. Alexander Jacobson" <alex at alexjacobson.com> writes:
> GPG secures documents, not interactions.
> SSL secures interactions, not documents
> Hackage is an interaction not a document.
> Therefore, SSL can secure Hackage, but GPG can't.
I suggest you read Bruce Schneier's book Applied Cryptography.
I hope that will unconfuse you.
For more information on the book - http://schneier.com/book-applied.html
It's an excellent book, I read it when I had a job implementing RFC3161.
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