PGP 5.x and GnuPG

William X. Walsh
Thu, 16 Mar 2000 19:34:16 -0800 (PST)

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On 17-Mar-2000 Trevor Smith wrote:

> On Thu, 16 Mar 2000 19:25:29 -0800 (PST), William X. Walsh wrote:
>>Well, I don't know about this. I've had a large problem with PGP 6.x not
>>able to decrypt messages encrypted by GnuPG, regardless if they key it is
>>encrypting to was created in GnuPG or PGP.
> So you're saying that GnuPG and PGP are *not* compatible and people
> using one may not be able to successfully exchange encrypted
> documents with users of the other?
> Or is your problem rare or intermittent, with the majority of
> GnuPG-encrypted messages being handled properly by PGP 6.x?
The problem is persistant, and anytime I encrypt a message using GnuPG, users of PGP 6.5.x (for windows at least) cannot decrypt the message. It gives an error. I've reported this a few times in the past over the last few months. This is not an intermittent problem. - -- William X. Walsh <> Fax: 877-860-5412 or +1-559-851-9192 GPG/PGP Key at -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.1c (Mandrake Linux) Comment: Userfriendly Networks iD8DBQE40ae48zLmV94Pz+IRAjlyAKDEzle0vTnKpDCg7Vv5JVJkAZkkdACfVFoO ME1v5MJaqSZiBHbvnsfLGm8= =cch5 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----