new release 0.2.16

lilo at
Tue Apr 28 16:02:29 CEST 1998

On Tue, 28 Apr 1998, Werner Koch wrote:

>     * Standard cipher is now Blowfish with 128 bit key in OpenPGP's CFB
>       mode. I renamed the old cipher to Blowfish160. Because the OpenPGP
>       group refused to assign me a number for Blowfish160, I have to
>       drop support for this in the future. You should use
>       "--change-passphrase" to recode your current passphrase with 128
>       bit Blowfish.

Was there any rationale given?  If OpenPGP is really just a description of
PGP, maybe it's time to look at describing something a bit different.

Rob L.

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