Exchanging with PGP users

disastry@saiknes.lv disastry@saiknes.lv
Tue Feb 6 08:41:05 2001

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> > I am looking for any information that can allow GnuPG and PGP users to exchange
> > information securely. Is there any plugin or so for GnuPG to send PGP users
> > messages? Some of my friends are well trenched into PGP and shrug off GnuPG.
> > How can I read their messages sent to me? I have GnuPG 1.0.4.
> Actually, you don't need any plugins or stuff like that. Since GnuPG is
> based on OpenPGP and OpenPGP is based on PGP 5.0, all should work out
> fine.
> But if your friends are using PGP 5, so you better use the
> force-v3-sigs
> option (as found in .gnupg/options), as it makes gpg behave more
> compliant.

> If your friends are using pgp2.6x or pgp with IDEA-encryption,
> you should tell them to switch to pgp 5 or later.
or you can load IDEA module in GnuPG or if it is not possible for some reason, you can suggest your friends to use pgp2.6x version that supports Cast5 and Blowfish encryption: http://disastry.dhs.org/pgp == <EOF> == Disastry http://i.am/disastry/ http://disastry.dhs.org/pgp <--PGP plugins for Netscape and MDaemon ^^^^^^^^^--^^^^^^^^^----GPG for Win32 (supports loadable modules & IDEA) ^--------PGP 2.6.3ia-cb (supports CAST5 and BLOWFISH) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: Netscape PGP half-Plugin 0.15 by Disastry / PGPsdk v1.7.1 iQA/AwUBOn+OIjBaTVEuJQxkEQLmagCfd1wPxRgqlCLQwGAU1y0Cf7WJoSwAoPCY 44Hviv6fT+v/+FY7qdSjcOXb =Cl1f -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----