Re: [openpgp] [messaging] On Signed-Only Mails

Vincent Breitmoser <look@my.amazin.horse> Tue, 29 November 2016 09:29 UTC

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From: Vincent Breitmoser <look@my.amazin.horse>
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> So while I wouldn't go so far as to call them harmful

More specifically, harmful for UX. Dragging them along as a feature does
not make UX design easier :)

 - V