wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jun 19 12:11:21 CEST 2007
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:55, malayter at gmail.com said:
> I have to ask... why? From what I've read, Camellia is so similar to
It is a political thing and as such technical arguments are not of prime
importance - as long as a cipher has no known weaknesses. This is much
the same as why some governments in Europe recommended or even demanded
the use of RIPE-MD160 over SHA-1.
Eventually we might even need to add some Great-Wall cipher or a
Russian GOST into OpenPGP to make the use of this protocol easier for
these countries. Fortunately Germany is not keen to demand the use of
 Well, I have severe doubts that China is interested in strong
cryptography today but that may change over time.
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