[Q] DSA 1024-bit limit.

Johan Wevers johanw@vulcan.xs4all.nl
Tue May 13 14:23:02 2003

Daniel Carrera wrote:

> I was thinking about the DSA 1024-bit limit.  Is that something I should 
> be worried about?

Not now, but who knows how fast public keys loose their strength?

But if you are concerned, use an RSA key. If you create a v3 RSA key,
with pgp or with GnuPG after patching it, you can use the same key
for encryption and signing.

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