GPG/PGP5 encryption

brian moore bem at
Sat Oct 24 16:15:36 CEST 1998

On Sat, Oct 24, 1998 at 02:16:42PM -0700, brian moore wrote:
> Nope, it's ElGamel 17.
> The packet is signed and encrypted is the problem... (Even though you're
> supposed to sign encrypted data.)
> The public key is below.
> Still need to figure out what PGP's problem is with it.

Ah, I see: from the draft OpenPGP spec:

     * Neither PGP 5.x nor PGP 6.0 recognize Elgamal Encrypt and Sign
       keys. They only handle Elgamal Encrypt-only keys.

Looks like I need to make a subkey to appease PGP5.

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