PGP 5.x and GnuPG

L. Sassaman
Thu, 16 Mar 2000 20:38:08 -0800 (PST)

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On Fri, 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 being
> >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?
I just had him send me a test encrypted message that I tested on PGP 6.5.1 and other versions. No problems at all... Other than the encrypted secret keys, do you know of any compatability problems between GnuPG and PGP 6 and up, Werner? Assuming we are using standard DH/DSS keys. - --Len. __ L. Sassaman System Administrator | "All of the chaos Technology Consultant | Makes perfect sense..." icq.. 10735603 | pgp.. finger:// | --Joe Diffie -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.1c (GNU/Linux) Comment: OpenPGP Encrypted Email Preferred. iD8DBQE40ba2PYrxsgmsCmoRAi2yAKC00Y6DgRbSmxWV0YPde83B4WCezgCg/fID W7+qFFPVpXHZbF8zVmjdHAE= =/IvG -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----