GnuPG and RSA/IDEA extensions
Stainless Steel Rat
ratinox at peorth.gweep.net
Tue Feb 16 10:26:39 CET 1999
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* lynch at cognitivearts.com (Richard Lynch) Tue, 16 Feb 1999 00:45:27 -0600
| Other than the RSA/IDEA issue, all three are supposed to be compatible,
Yes, and as the bugs are ironed out, at least GPG and PGP 5.0 and up are.
PGP 2.whatever exclusively uses RSA/IDEA, which makes compatability a
| I guess being able to kick in one or the other when you have RSA/IDEA if
| you have a legal copy of PGP that does RSA would be good though.
Thing is, as far as RSA is concerned, it is not just the code but how it is
used. Even if you have a valid license for RSA in the US, you still cannot
use Werner's RSA implementation in the US. The RSA end-user license is one
of the most restrictive licenses around.
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