technical question about the public key

Newton Hammet
Thu Dec 27 17:35:02 2001

Hello Gnupg-users,

   I have just downloaded, successfully compiled and test gpg

   I have noticed that it does not generate RSA keys, but
public keys.

   My question is: is the information about which algorithm to use
stored with the
public key?  I suspect the answer is yes.  I am a newbie to this amazing
and am studying the formats of the files used, but am not clear enough
on the
details yet to say for certain.

   My system is solaris-8 on a PC(intel86-compatible).

Regards, Newton

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