blacklist-cipher-algo [Re: --blacklist-digest-algo plans]

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu May 7 19:53:51 CEST 2009

On 05/07/2009 01:31 PM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu,  7 May 2009 18:11, dkg at said:
>> While we're defining this, do we want to also define
>> --blacklist-cipher-algo ?  Semantically, i imagine that adding a cipher
>> to the blacklist would result in the following:
>>  * nothing would ever be encrypted over the blacklisted cipher
> That can be done with --disable-cipher-algo.

--disable-cipher-algo also has the effect that no decryption can be done
with that algorithm, though.  anyway, it's clear that
blacklist-cipher-algo is at least marginally controversial.  So i'll
drop it for now so that we can concentrate on blacklist-digest-algo.

thanks for the feedback,


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