New hashes - what to do to enable them

Werner Koch
Thu Jul 4 12:20:02 2002

On Thu, 4 Jul 2002 11:47:37 +0200, Arild Bjørk said:

> and different 1.07-releases, but I can't get other sign hashes then
> SHA-1 and RIPEMD160 to work with the standard DSA/ElGamal-key. I've

DSA is only specified for hashes of 160 bit size.  As soon as NIST
comes up with an enhanced standard we are going to implemnt this.

Using SHA-256 et al doesn't buy you anything for now.