Backwards compatibility

Huels, Ralf KSV
Mon Feb 12 15:25:01 2001

> Is it possible to sign an old PGP 2.x key with a current GnuPG key and
> then re-import the signed key in the PGP 2.x keyring? I'm quite aware
> that PGP 2.x hasn't implemented the algorithm itself, but shouldn't
> importing of the signature work so that at least the signature can be
> displayed?
AFAIK no. 2.6.3in will import the key and offer to delete the "bad" signatures. Other 2.x versions might choke on importing the key in the first place. Tschüß, Ralf