Compression compatability [was Re: 10x compression factor]
torduninja at netcourrier.com
Tue Feb 10 16:29:37 CET 2004
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On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 13:39:01 -0500 David Shaw wrote:
> There are unfortunately many ways people can shoot themselves in the
> foot with algorithm choices. For example, the --compress-algo option
> overrides the preferences and allows you do make a message that cannot
> be understood by the recipient.
I doubt very much that the problem lies there. The only changes from defaults
in my Windows gpg configuration file concern the location of my private
keyring and s2k cipher and hash, and I never use overriding options except
for PGP6 compliance.
> If GnuPG ever creates a ZLIB message when sending to a ZIP-only key,
> that would be a bug. I'd love to see a message like that, and what
> settings were used to create it.
Unfortunately I no longer have the messages but I'll try to reproduce the
problem if my correspondent is willing, and I'll pass it on.
My GPG/PGP keys are at: http://www.torduninja.tk
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