Win32 passphrase proposal

Andrew McDonald
Wed Jul 25 21:02:01 2001

On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 09:47:41AM -0500, Daryl Krauter wrote:

> Anyway, since there are slots in the Windoze Registry for GnuPG which allow
> alteration of 'language' and 'homedir', I'd like to propose adding one more:
> Specifically 'passphrase'
> This would (of course) be an alternative to the '--passphrase-fd'
> on the command-line, but (perhaps) slightly more secure.
Why not just have a key with no passphrase? I believe that this is possible, and seems to be equivalent to what you are proposing. Andrew -- Andrew McDonald E-mail: