GPG and PGP5

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Oct 18 12:40:55 CEST 1998

brian moore <bem at> writes:

> allow the 'force-v3' flag, and two changes to sign.c: one in

I will use --force-v3-sigs .

> (And, yeah, I know it's not OpenPGP compliant, hence why it probably
> should be a --force-misbehavior, but it should be very useful in the
> real world. :))

I'm not sure:

   Implementations MUST accept V3 signatures. Implementations SHOULD
   generate V4 signatures.  Implementations MAY generate a V3 signature
   that can be verified by PGP 2.6.x.

somewhat vague.

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