PGP algorithms versus gnupg algs.

Nick Andriash Nick Andriash <>
Sat Apr 21 18:45:02 2001

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On April 21, 2001, at 3:40:36 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Fortunately, only the IDEA patent seems to be enforced actively, so
> GnuPG provides most (if not all) OpenPGP algorithms except IDEA.
But it doesn't seem to 'include' AES-256, although I do understand that it's a supported Algorithm, I'm just unclear as to why it wasn't included in the official release of 1.0.4-1? Nick _______________________________________________ -=N.J. Andriash | Vancouver, B.C. Canada=- [ TB! v1.52 Beta 1 | Win 98 SE 4.10 2222 A ] [ PGP 7.0.4 | Key ID: 0x7BA3FDCE ] _______________________________________________ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4-2 (MingW32) - GnuPGshell v1.71 Comment: Join PGP-Basics: iD8DBQE64bi/xQKEdHuj/c4RAqwmAJ0ZhC7Qks3IjMdvb2k9sh+5YGiBYACghUPP wOdTEROmGfVmCME59gSnF8I= =kylu -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----