Recipient inconstistence: flaw in OpenPGP

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Aug 17 10:26:01 CEST 2001

On Fri, 17 Aug 2001 08:58:41 +0200, Disastry  said:

> I think this in flaw in OpenPGP.
> I could be solved by adding some special Recipients packet
> into encrypted message part.

Encryption and Signatures are two different things.  This is what the
Davis paper is about and has been discussed here in lengths.

My concerns are just of practical matter as described in a recent
posting and not directly related to security.

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