New OpenPGP standard published
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Nov 6 22:23:50 CET 2007
On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 06:42:33PM +0100, Dirk Traulsen wrote:
> Am 2 Nov 2007 um 11:52 hat David Shaw geschrieben:
> > The new OpenPGP standard has been published.
> Congratulations for the new RFC!
> But, since 2004, I report regularly at least once a year that the
> example for the Radix-64-Encoding in '6.5. Examples of Radix-64' on
> page 59 in the rfc is wrong.
> With David Shaw on the board, I thought, it might be different, so I
> tried again and really...
> Am 13 Jun 2006 um 17:12 hat David Shaw geschrieben:
> > I've spoken to the other folks and this will be fixed in the
> > last-call for the RFC.
> Now after all these versions there is a brand new rfc4880, but
> surprise, surprise, in this example embarrassingly 7 is still 0b1111,
> which leads to 0b100111, which is decimal not the correct 37, but 39.
> The same old error since at least NINE years in an example how to use
> the standard.
Drat. I did submit this, but it seems to have been accidentally left
out when the document was published.
I'll file it as an errata. Sorry about all that.
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