IDEA & RSA (Was: Re: Hello and 3DES)

Michael Roth mroth at
Wed Sep 9 11:59:31 CEST 1998

On Sun, 6 Sep 1998, Walter Koch wrote:

> >Further more what about RSA and IDEA? IMHO their patents expires soon.
> >Possible a "plugin" or something else could be created for those who
> >like/need RSA and IDEA support?
> This exist.  --load-extension <shared file name>
> And implementation of IDEA and RAS too. They are not included in the
> gnupg-distribution, but somewhere on

Oh, I found it. Nice thing these plugins. Possible this RSA/IDEA question
is worth an entry in the FAQ.


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