new release 0.2.16

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Apr 28 19:28:15 CEST 1998

lilo at writes:

> 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.

No, but the draft explicitly states that PGP's CFB mode must be used for
all ciphers - I don't know of any other Blowfish implementation, but
to be compliant to OpenPGP we have to use this mode (It's not insecure, nor
has it a performance penalty, but their is no technical reason for it).


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