GPG/PGP5 encryption

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Oct 25 18:30:13 CET 1998

brian moore <bem at> writes:

> 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.

You have a subkey: The primary key is 17 (DSA - sign only) and the
subkey is 16 (ElGamal - Encrypt only).

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