[Announce] GnuPG 1.3.6 released (development)

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 2 21:08:40 CEST 2004

David Shaw wrote:

>    * Support for the old quasi-1991 partial length encoding has been
>      removed.

This rang some alarm bells with me. I tested if I could use 1.3.6 to
decode a file that has been conventionally encrypted with pgp 2.6.3ia,
and this failed with 1.3.6. With 1.2.4 decryption worked fine. Why has
this support been removed?

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