Default encryption key algo

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Mon May 11 19:29:16 CEST 2009

On 05/11/2009 01:16 PM, David Shaw wrote:
> PGP's default is RSA.  They don't really mix key types very much in the
> UI.  They either do DSA/Elgamal or RSA/RSA.
> The smartcard is a good reason to choose RSA, I'd say.  (Speaking of
> which, do you know when the new cards will be available?)

RSA seems reasonable to me also, for whatever that's worth.  I've been
using RSA encryption-capable subkeys for nearly 2 years with no negative


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