Werner Koch
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 13:49:42 +0200

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002 12:00:04 +0200, Simon Josefsson said:

> Unfortunately I need plain old DES.  Thanks.

Okay, I'll _try_ to implement it today.

> My uses isn't OpenPGP related at all.  Is this a problem?

No it is just that you asked for DES-SK and there is a reserved
identifier for it in OpenPGP.  

> I have looked at Nettle and MCrypt/MHash (GnuTLS) as well, but I just

Nettle is very low-level, I have not looked into Mcrypt for quite some

> adopted either one of them?  I'd rather not start using one of them
> and then change to another one if they merge into a official GNU
> project one day...

The advantage of Libgcrypt is that we have all the legal papers...