RFC 2015

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 17:29:26 CET 2006

On 10/28/06, David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks both of you. I'd missed the new RFC. Apologies!


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