Why is ssh 2 server secret key not passphrase protected ??

From: dsa main (dsa0000_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 08/01/03

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    Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2003 03:59:31 +0000
    
    

    Hi All,

    Sorry for this stupid question..

    Why is ssh 2 server secret key not passphrase protected ??

    Is this just because of the fact that someone has to type in passphrase
    every time server is started ??

    Regards
    dsa

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