Why you should not use PGP

Johan Wevers johanw@vulcan.xs4all.nl
Thu Dec 5 16:42:01 2002

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:

>  - ciphers will be added from time to time, and other ciphers might be
> dropped.

But if a cipher should be dropped because a serious weakness is found in it,
it should of course still be usable for decryption. Only encryption using
that cipher might be made impossible/generate a warning/be only possible in
expert mode.

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