block vs stream ciphers

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Wed Jul 7 00:02:33 CEST 2004

Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> curious... why doesn't OpenPGP (or GnuPG) include any stream ciphers?

I guess because there any 'enough good' and well (comparably to block 
ciphers) researched stream ciphers out there. And especially free to use 

ANDREA: Norville, why don't you drop this? This could get you dead in a 
single car accident. If the history books say Oswald, then let it be 
Oswald. You said they were old - outlive them. It's the only revenge 
worth having. -- Mark McFadden in
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