installing gnupg 2.2 as "gpg", vs coexistence with gpg 1.4
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Oct 9 12:38:33 CEST 2017
On Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:48, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> term. To be clear, means that the following use cases aren't things
> anyone should be doing with gpg 1.4:
> * keyserver or LDAP access
> * signature verification
I disagree; this still makes sense on some platforms.
> * signing data
> * certifying keys
> * Web-of-trust identity validation
> * asymmetric encryption
> * symmetric encryption
As long as we have no new encryption format and RSA keys are okay for
the recipient I can see use cases where this is still required. Of
course that does not mean PGP-2 keys shall be used.
> maybe a deprecate 1.4 could start producing warnings when invoked for
> those operations, if we want to encourage people to move off of it.
Agreed for signature creation and keyserver access.
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