Wed Jul 9 04:41:06 2003
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On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 12:12:18PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> 1) Make a list of all preference items that exist for all recipients.
> In your case above that means (these are not in any particular order):
> Cipher: IDEA, 3DES, CAST5
> Digest: SHA1
> Compression: Uncompressed, ZIP
> Features: (none)
> 2) Pick an item in the intersection (if any), by using one of the
> recipients as the tie breaker. If the tie breaker was your key,
> then you'd pick IDEA (since it is your first choice). If your tie
> breaker was the other key, you'd pick CAST5 (since it is their
> first choice).
> The tie breaker is currently the first key encrypted to, which any
> --encrypt-to keys are. If the first key encrypted to doesn't have
> any prefs, the lowest algorithm number is used (in the case above,
> that would be IDEA/SHA1/Uncompressed).
My error, that would be "IDEA/SHA1/ZIP", as there is a special rule in
the code to use ZIP over Uncompressed in the no-prefs case if every
key can handle it.
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