gpg with current pgp keys

Michael Stevens
Thu, 2 Mar 2000 09:45:58 +0000

On Thu, Mar 02, 2000 at 01:44:22AM +0100, Jerome Morrow wrote:

> Hi,
> looks like the passwd thing is ok.
> Maybe the person who encrypted the message used IDEA as symetric key
> algorithm? IDEA is not a free encryption algorithm and that's why it's not
> supported in gnupg by default.
> You have 2 options:
> - Tell the person who wrote the message to use CAST or 3DES as symetric
> cipher. (Can be switch in PGP preferences)
> - Use the gnupg IDEA extensions ( not allowed for commercial use afain )
I've been looking into this. IDEA is perfectly legit for commercial use, but you will need to buy a license to do this. I can point anyone interested at what (as far as I can tell) are the right people.