PGPMenu Motivation

Derek Atkins

PGPMenu was written because PGP is too difficult to use for novice users. The normal PGP interface involes memorizing a lot of options and flags, setting variables, remembering passphrases, and just remembering the syntax for every possible command in PGP. The idea behind PGPMenu was to try to implement a simple, easy-to-use Menu-based interface to PGP, to simplify the problem for users.

People don't use PGP. Some reasons include: