No Hidden-Recipient support in GPGME?

David Shaw dshaw at
Thu Aug 28 14:59:51 CEST 2008

On Aug 28, 2008, at 8:26 AM, Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman wrote:

> Werner Koch wrote:
>> What we could add far easier is an encryption flags which sets the
>> --throw-keyid option of gpg and thus all recipients would be hidden.
> That would work too! Jacob Appelbaum and I are working on the Web-of- 
> Trust solution to the OpenPGP
> for HTTP Bootstrapping issue, and we discovered that --throw-keyids  
> would be great as a simple
> counter-measure against traffic analysis.

Emphasis on 'simple', though.  Hidden keyids do work, but read 
  for one potential gotcha and workaround.


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