Verifying GnuPG-signed documents with PGP 5.0i

Werner Koch
Wed, 16 Jun 1999 14:38:57 +0200 writes:

> However I'm wondering why don't you make algo 1 the default algorithm,
> for better compatibility with PGP?
Maybe I can do this if a file gets only signed. The problem with algorithm 1 is, that it is not documented and there is only a undocumented feature in zlib to allow this old algorithm. Algorithm 2 is well defined in RFC195{0,1} -- Werner Koch at keyid 621CC013