[ ] ^ Incompatibility Network Associates PGP 7.1.2 vs. GnuPG 1.2.1

Weddell, Rob RJWeddell at MarathonOil.com
Wed Mar 19 16:27:02 CET 2003

If the partner using Network Associates PGP 7.1.2 on a mainframe platform, (MVS, OS/390, z/OZ), then this is a know default code page issue - have them switch to US ASCII as the default code page.

-----Original Message-----
From: Walsh, Andrew J [mailto:andrew.walsh at eds.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 11:36 AM
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Cc: Doversberger, Larry (larry.doversberger at eds.com); Ryan O'Connel
(ryan.oconnell at hewitt.com)
Subject: [ ] ^ Incompatibility Network Associates PGP 7.1.2 vs. GnuPG

It appears that there are 3 characters that are being translated improperly
between GnuPG and PGP:

[ ] ^

The following clear text that was encrypted with GnuPG 1.2.1 and sent to
trading partner:


The following is what trading partner gets when they decrypted with Network
Associates PGP 7.1.2:


Is this a bug, user error or Incompatibility in products ????

Thanks for your time.

I've read the logs on http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/>    is there somewhere else to look?

I apologize for sending to 3 user groups... I wasn't sure where this best

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