Other hashes with DSA keys
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Mar 14 11:37:14 CET 2005
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 15:17:01 +0100 (MET), Johan Wevers said:
> Now that PGP 9 beta seems to have extended the standard to allow non-160 bit
> hashes to be used with DSA keys, isn't it time for GnuPG to do the same,
Their beta seems to use a truncated hash; it is not intended
> And while this is being provessed, Tiger might be re-included too, since the
> arguments against its 192 bits size are then no longer relevant.
Tiger is not part of OpenPGP. Replacing well known algorithms with
obscure ones is not a solid way to solve possible security problems.
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