grayd at extenza-turpin.com
Fri Jan 21 16:36:18 CET 2005
I was under the impression that PGP could use alternate algorithms?
I was hoping to generate a key pair on VMS and pass the public key onto one
of suppliers who uses PGP. The GnuPG features page mentions that it can
decrypt file encrypted with PGP 5, 6 & 7 so I guess that answers my
question... Hmmm, back to the drawing board.
I'm not sure about the POSIX subsystem, is it relevant?
From: Werner Koch [mailto:wk at gnupg.org]
Sent: 21 January 2005 13:26
To: David Gray
Cc: GnuPG Users List
Subject: Re: 2.6.3i
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:00:44 -0000, David Gray said:
> Does anyone know if GnuPG v1.2.3 on OpenVMS can decrypt files encrypted
> 2.6.3i on a PC?
It won't be able to do this because PGP uses IDEA which is a patented
algorithm and distribution of gnupg with IDEA support is not allowed.
I presume that GnuPG runs in the POSIX subsytem of VMS, right?
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