"ElGamal Encrypt-only keys"

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Wed, 30 Aug 2000 10:49:13 +0200

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, David Crick wrote:

> (1) DSA and ElGamal (default)
> (2) DSA (sign only)
> (4) ElGamal (sign and encrypt)
> Am I therefore correct in assuming that "ElGamal Encrypt-only
> keys" refers to the ElGamal keypair part of (1) above?
Yes. And if you use addkey from the edit menu you get choice (3) ElGamal (encrypt) which cannot be used for a primary key. Werner -- Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013 OpenIT GmbH http://www.OpenIT.de -- Archive is at http://lists.gnupg.org - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to gnupg-users-request@gnupg.org