updating default digest preferences
wk at gnupg.org
Fri Jul 10 09:10:35 CEST 2009
On Thu, 9 Jul 2009 16:18, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> preference ordering does is that it precludes the use of stronger
> digests by every client that respects the ordering.
You may use personal preferences to change that. SHA-384/512 is not
widely enough supported and of no use for an average user.
> deprecating these other stronger digests now. Are there computational
> or efficiency issues that i'm unaware of? Can you explain more?
SHA-256 and SHA-1 are supported by hardware - the others are not.
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