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Re: kmail and encrypted mails




On Wednesday, December 26, 2018 07:05:02 AM Carl wrote:
> On 12/26/18 12:00 AM, John Hasler wrote:
> > rhkramer writes:
> >> Well, it could have been "based" (or inspired, or similar) based on
> >> PGP even if it was newly written code.  (And my guess / recollection
> >> from that time is that it was so "based" / inspired / whatever -- very
> >> similar functionality.)
> > 
> > It was inspired by PGP and designed to be compatible.  It could not have
> > been based on PGP because the latter was not Open Source.  There is no
> > common code.
> 
> OK, I literally own nitpicking.com and I wouldn't be making such
> a big deal about the meaning of "based on." Just say "When I wrote 'based
> on' I meant 'based on the same code base.'" and move on.

Thank you!