RSA key-gen???

Simpson, Sam
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 14:04:10 +0100

For a start:  Elgamal keys are (currently thought to be...) stronger than
RSA keys of the same size?

(see for example:


Sam Simpson

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack McKinney []
> Sent: 21 September 2000 13:54
> To: Simpson, Sam
> Subject: Re: RSA key-gen???
> Big Brother tells me that Werner Koch wrote:
> > On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Christopher Smith wrote:
> >
> > > I downloaded GnuPG 1.0.3 thinking I'd finally be able to
> have RSA-based
> > > keys given that the patent has expired. However, it
> appears that you still
> > > can't generate RSA keys using GPG. I looked through the
> keygen code and
> >
> >
> > Why do you thinlk RSA is better that DSA/ElGamal?
> Why do you think ElGamal is better than RSA?
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