David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Jun 1 21:45:49 CEST 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 10:11:06AM +0200, Kiefer, Sascha wrote:
> > > 3. Will i get more than that "uid:u::::::::Sascha Kiefer (test4711) 
> > > <sk at>::::1,:" information if i do not have a private 
> > > key?
> > 
> > I'm not sure what you're asking here.
> Well, i have an automated system where you are able to define some policies
> e.g. use just AES256 for encryption.
> Now, my system has to check whether or not the key i use to encrypt is able
> to do AES256.
> Will i see that the public key (i probably will not have the secret key) is
> able to do AES256?

Yes, you will.

However, why are you doing this?  GnuPG automatically does this for


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