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Re: Bug#187548: ITP: newpg -- A module that covers GpgSM (S/MIME encryption and key-management) and SCDaemon (for Smartcard access).



On Apr 04, 2003 at 14:29, Ralf Nolden praised the llamas by saying:
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> On Friday 04 April 2003 11:58, Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 10:19:20AM +0200, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> > > Package: wnpp
> > > Version: N/A; reported 2003-04-04
> > > Severity: wishlist
> > >
> > > * Package name    : newpg
> > >   Version         : 0.9.4
> > >   Upstream Author : aegypten project
> > > * URL             : http://www.gnupg.org/aegypten/
> > > * License         : GPL
> > >   Description     : A module that covers GpgSM (S/MIME encryption and
> > > key-management) and SCDaemon (for Smartcard access).
> >
> > This ITP lacks a proper description: it's not clear what software newpg is
> > a module for.
> 
> If you don't have a clue about encryption then why don't you read about it ? 
> :-)
> 
> Seriously, I think the explanation given is short and clear - newpg is the 
> source package covering GpgSM (GnuPG for S/MIME encryption and key 
> management). Think of it as a complementary to the gnupg package, just for 
> s/mime.

I think the problem is that you used the work module, which implies some
sort of plugin to a program. I think something along the lines of 

Description: Experimental GNU Privacy Guard features
 Newpg is used to test new features for GPG before moving it to the GPG
 package.
 .
 This package includes:
 .
 GpgSM - S/MIME encryption and key-management
 SCDaemon - for Smartcard access
 
-- 
David Pashley
david@davidpashley.com
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