Removing v3 support from 2.1 (was: Disable importing V3 public keys from keyservers)

Dan Haskin djhaskin987 at
Mon Oct 13 03:54:37 CEST 2014

Bear in mind, it was already deprecated in 1.4. The argument could be made
that we don't need to deprecate it in the 2.x line, as it was already
deprecated in the 1.x line, and therefore a version bump is not needed.

Daniel Jay Haskin

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 6:47 PM, <lists-gnupgdev at> wrote:

> Am Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:35:16 +0200
> schrieb Werner Koch <wk at>:
> > If my counting is correct, your are the third voice agerring to remove
> > all v3 support from 2.1.  I am also in favor of this.
> I am all for removing it, but I think this warrants a major verion
> bump. And since we should not come up with more stuff to delay 2.1, why
> not release it quickly with only a deprecation warning and follow up
> with a clean 3.0
> Gruss
> Bernd
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