GnuPG cryptographic defaults on the 2.2 branch
angel at pgp.16bits.net
Thu Sep 21 20:06:29 CEST 2017
On 2017-09-21 at 12:18 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> > and in some cases it can reduce the security as it isn't compatible
> > with certain hardware tokens (like youbikey 3 neo).
> Users with a yubikey (or other hardware tokens) will make keys that
> will fit onto their devices. I don't think that the default is an
> issue for them.
It would be a problem for them if they created a local key using
defaults, and after some time wanted to move it to a hardware token
where it doesn't fit. However, what this should do is encourage hardware
vendors to support larger keys, not freeze key size in order to support
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