[Enigmail] PGP/MIME in web mail clients ( was: Re: some thoughts about usability)

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Mar 30 20:12:22 CEST 2015


> is PGP/MIME compatible with S/MIME ?

No.  S/MIME is a protocol for email cryptography, roughly comparable to
OpenPGP + PGP/MIME.  However, just because they do similar things
doesn't mean they're compatible, in the same way that a Blu-Ray player
can't play HD-DVD discs.


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