Symmetric encryption

Gordon Worley redbird at
Sun Jul 28 18:03:02 CEST 2002

When I symmetrically encrypt a file, I have a few questions about what 
is generated:

- Where is the key stored?
- Is the passphrase used to protect a key?  Is the passphrase the key?
- How is the output formatted?  Can a program other than GnuPG decrypt 

Gordon Worley                     `When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty            said, `it means just what I choose
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