default Cipher and Pubkey algo

Ingo Klöcker
Fri Mar 9 00:39:06 2001

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On Thursday,  Mar 8 2001 22:27, Georg Wilckens wrote:

> Hmm.. I find the following set for my key:
> S3 S1 S2
> So we have CAST5, IDEA and 3DES as cipher-algorithm. Strange enough,
> since gpg doesn't support IDEA, IIRC. The key was generated by a
> german publisher last year at the CeBIT in Hanover;
IIRC the people of c't use PGP 5.0i to generate the keys. This version supports IDEA.
> The reason I was asking about the cipher-algo was that I am running
> into a problem with a PGP 6.5.1i user trying to encrypt mail to
> me.
You could tell him to use PGP 6.5.8 which seems to support IDEA (at least the source code includes the IDEA algorithm). Even better would be of course to convince him to switch to GnuPG. Regards, Ingo -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.3 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6qBfgGnR+RTDgudgRAvtrAJ4yc0YUNToSmZAKWbCSz2ZeWqPx7QCglRTn SZ+By97FE3nRGxrh9LHL8is= =BQHg -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----