[jgg@ualberta.ca: Creating things PGP 2 will read]

Werner Koch wk@isil.d.shuttle.de
Mon, 17 May 1999 10:44:53 +0200

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ualberta.ca> writes:

> I'm confused, why would you need any sort of variable/partial length
> mechansim when generating an ascii armoured signature? Don't you suck the
> whole text in and then compute the digest on the fly?
My box has ony 64 megs and I think there are messages which are much larger :-) Being compatible to PGP2 is not a goal for GnuPG. I do as much as I can but only up to a level where it does not break the design of a good Unix program. -- Werner Koch at guug.de www.gnupg.org keyid 621CC013