[Announce] GnuPG one-two-three released

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Aug 27 14:07:02 CEST 2003

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 16:45:06 +0200, Marco d'Itri said:

> Why this limitation? Is it really so much expensive to store more keys?

More than 1024 bit is too expensive or not possible at all with
current chips.

We have restricted the implementaion to 3 keys for simplicity and to
match what most people actually use.  This also saves space and may
help to implement it on low cost cards.

> I'd like to import all my keys (the mail ones and the two I use to sign
> Usenet control messages) and it would be inconvenient having to switch
> card every time...

2 Readers?

Werner Koch                                      <wk at gnupg.org>
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