pgp keys in gnupg: IDEA need for all recipients?
mail at mark-kirchner.de
Thu Jun 30 14:08:05 CEST 2005
Werner Koch wrote:
>>Yes, as long as your key requires the use of IDEA-encryption,
>>everybody who's trying to encrypt to you has to use an IDEA-enabled
> Nope. IDEA is an optional algorithm in OpenPGP. All OpenPGP
> compliant applications will use 3DES as the default algorithm if there
> are no preferences defined.
Right, seems I keep forgetting that. Sorry, my bad.
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