DSA2 default status

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Nov 18 20:07:02 CET 2009

On Nov 18, 2009, at 11:28 AM, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 15:47, dshaw at jabberwocky.com said:
>> Proposal: I think it's time to make --enable-dsa2 the default.  It's been supported for 3 years in GPG and almost as long in PGP.  Plus, the DSA key type is no longer the default in GPG anyway - it takes an explicit decision by a user to use DSA in the first place, which acts as the "opt-in".
> I did quite some key signing last week for my DSA-2048 key.  In the past
> I regulary received complaints that people were not able to sign it.
> Let's see whether this is still the case or if almost all folks will be
> able to sign my key.  I guess they are.  After that make --enable-dsa2
> the default.

Sounds good to me.


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