my first steps with GnuPG...
Sat Apr 28 16:21:01 2001
Has this draft for next version of OpenPGP been published ?
Or is there a way to have packets stricly conform to the existing
version of the RFC ? I am not sure this can be done with
the option "--openpgp"...
> De : Werner Koch[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Date=A0: jeudi 26 avril 2001 00:09
> A : firstname.lastname@example.org
> Objet : Re: my first steps with GnuPG...
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Falissard wrote:
> > I cannot understand it ! I was so sure GnuPG
> > was 100% compliant with RFC2440 !
> Well, I believe it is. However most protocols are moving targets
> and the MDC packet is something which is in the draft for the next
> version of OpenPGP (same for Twofish and a lot of other things).
> We try to make sure that nothing gets broken but sometimes it just
> happens and old GnuPG versions might not be able to cope with a
> newer format. I think upgrading is the easiest way to handle this
> and it fixes some quite serious security problems.
> Werner Koch Omnis enim res, quae dando non deficit, dum =
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