Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Wed Apr 30 20:59:24 2003

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003 18:15:26 -0700, Joseph Bruni said:

> If you were to try to use the Agent Forwarding feature, wouldn't that
> be (potentially) a lot of data over the wire? Maybe you only need to
> pass the session keys around, instead? Agent forwarding would be

Sure. gpg-agent only manages public keys and is used to
encrypt/decrypt sesson keys.  There is not much point in handling
random session keys more securly than the plaintext.

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