PGP 5.x and GnuPG

Trevor Smith Trevor Smith" <
Fri, 17 Mar 2000 11:26:59 -0400 (AST)

On Thu, 16 Mar 2000 17:50:50 -0800 (PST), L. Sassaman wrote:

>On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Trevor Smith wrote:
>> 2. Can PGP 5.x encrypt messages using a public key generated by
>> GnuPG?
>If is is a v3 key.
OK, next question: what the heck is a v3 key? And a v4 key (referred to later in your reply)?
>From the context above, it appears a v3 key is something produced by
GnuPG. But GnuPG is only at release level 1.0.1, correct?
>The reason is mainly the v3 vs. v4 key types. Note that PGP5 is not
>OpenPGP compliant.
Weird. Doesn't the OpenPGP RFC start by saying that OpenPGP is a proposed standard based on PGP 5.0? How did PGP5 manage not to comply with the RFC based on it? -- Trevor Smith | PGP public key available at: PGP Public Key Fingerprint= A68C C4EC C163 5C0A 6CFA 671F 05D4 0B30 318B AFD6