default Cipher and Pubkey algo
Michael H. Warfield
Fri Mar 9 21:33:00 2001
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 08:28:15PM +0100, Georg Wilckens wrote:
> On Fri, Mar, 09, 2001 at 00:38:04 +0100, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > > 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.
> Well.. the problem is that I don't support IDEA...
That sounds like a problem you can solve.
I HAVE to support IDEA because people whom I don't control and
(often) don't even know send me material which is encrypted from PGP 2.6.x
(symetrical or public key encrypted) or other versions which default to
> Georg Wilckens <email@example.com>
> If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
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