New OpenPGP standard published

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Nov 2 16:52:22 CET 2007

The new OpenPGP standard has been published.  It was assigned RFC
number 4880 (someone at the IETF has a sense of humor):

In terms of GnuPG, we're almost completely compliant to it already as
GnuPG was updated as the various drafts of the standard were
discussed.  Upcoming versions of GPG will change the "--openpgp" flag
to mean the new RFC-4880.  The old behavior will be available as
"--rfc2440" (which already exists).


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