RSA+RSA is now the default

Christopher J. Walters cwal989 at
Tue May 26 06:16:58 CEST 2009

Werner Koch wrote:
> Hi!
> I just committed changes to the GnuPG trunk to make RSA with an RSA
> subkey the default.  This also changes the order of the presented
> algorithms, but 1 is still the default.  The interactive --gen-key
> has never been intended for use by frontends, thus this change may
> only reveal buggy frontends ;-).  Frontends should use the --batch
> key generation with a parameter file and thus need to change the
> default algorithm on their own (I already did this for GPA).
> I hope this is okay.
> Shalom-Salam,
> Werner

That's no problem for me.  I've been making RSA + RSA keypairs for some
time now.  Of course, I am
the guy who tested out ECC...  LOL!  No one could read my messages - now
that's secure.


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