RFC 2015

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Oct 28 20:14:17 CEST 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 12:20:00PM -0400, Nicholas Cole wrote:
> The RFC for PGP/MIME email specifies that the type of signature used
> must be specified as "pgp-md5" or "pgp-sha1" when creating signed-only
> messages.
> Is there an updated version now that the OpenPGP spec lets one use
> other alogorithms?

RFC 3156 is the new PGP/MIME spec.  It basically defines pgp-* as
tracking whatever is in RFC 2440 or later.  Thus, you can feel free to
use pgp-sha256, pgp-sha384, etc.


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