gpgsm 1.9.22 supports no RC2 Algorithm ?

M Hoeller M_Hoeller at
Fri Apr 20 22:07:01 CEST 2007

Hello experts,

is there a chance that the certificate it selve is the problem? I only 
found these kind of error reports with CAcert and thawte.

Best regards

On Freitag, 20. April 2007, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 22:32, M_Hoeller at said:
> > Well the TB folks swear that TB sends not RC2 by default. There
> > is some guessing out that KMail/gpgsm does not request 3DES and
> > that for this reason TB sends RC2.
> Those who make a MUA deliberately falling back to 40 bit RC2 are at
> best ignorant to privacy issues or in the worst case hoping for a
> job at a 3 letter agency.  Note, that the US crypto export
> regulations have basically been dropped more than 6 years ago and
> thus there is no reason at all to cripple the key even for software
> distributed from the US.
> Salam-Shalom,
>    Werner

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