Personal prefs

Werner Koch
Thu Nov 21 10:31:02 2002

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 12:18:32 -0500, David Shaw said:

> I see the problem though.  Perhaps it would be good to have
> --digest-algo default to the most highly ranked
> --personal-digest-preferences value instead of SHA1.  Then it would be
> possible to put it into the gpg.conf file without running the risk of
> using a hash that the recipient coult not use.

SHA1 is a MUST algorithm; it is the only one all OpenPGP
implementations must have in common.