advantages/disadvantages of DSA/RSA keys (was: Re: implications of subkeys?)

Bernd Eckenfels lists at
Mon Mar 4 11:37:02 CET 2002

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 10:14:54AM +0200, disastry at wrote:
> RSA keys have some advantages, at least two:
>  they are not limited to 1024 bits like DSA
>  they can use hash longer than 160 bits.

And DSA Cecking is faster than signing, whereas DSA Checking is slower and
the signing is fast.

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