GnuPG and Windows98
Fri, 20 Oct 2000 12:54:09 +0200
On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Graham wrote:
> I am using GnuPG through the plug-in for the Becky 2 e-mail program running
> under Windows 98. The mailer calls the commandline version of GnuPG but
Can you give me an URL for that Becky program?
> Is there a Windows "front end" to access the Key Management commands of
> GnuPG (similar to the Windows "front ends" for PGP 2.6.3?) and is there any
We are working on it. www.gnupg.org/gpa.html
> way I can access keyservers, except by importing my GnuPG keys into PGPkeys
> and sending them to the Ldap servers?
You could use the de-facto standard HKP (pgp.net) instead of LADP but
it has not yet ported to Windows. I will do that when I find some
spare time. LDAP support is being worked on.
> Finally, whilst I realise RSA keys are not supported by GnuPG, are the
RSA keys are supported since version 1.0.3 (which you are using)
The problem is that IDEA (which is needed for encryption) is not
implemented for patent reason. But IDEA is only needed if one side
still uses PGP 2.
Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013
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