[Cryptography] Why aren’t we using SSH for everything?

Jason Cooper cryptography at lakedaemon.net
Mon Jan 5 08:33:32 EST 2015


On Sun, Jan 04, 2015 at 07:44:15PM +1300, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> Many years ago I wrote up a proposal called SimpleSSH that profiles
> SSH to do about 99% of what about 99% of users want (secure telnet,
> get file, put file), which removed... not sure, maybe 75% of all of
> the complexity with no loss in functionality for most users.
> I never published the SimpleSSH proposal because I couldn't see it
> getting much support...

I would be interested in taking a look, if you wouldn't mind digging it



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