Signing vs. encrypting was: Cipher v public key

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Fri Jun 2 13:37:41 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 11:33:14AM -0400, vedaal at wrote:
> Todd Zullinger tmz at wrote on
> Thu Jun 1 11:46:48 CEST 2006 :
> > While I prefer gnupg to pgp myself, I did just happen to see a
> > reference to pgp command line today
> the cost is *astronomical*
> have played around with it when it was released as a free
> command line pgp 8.5 beta
> has a few features unique to pgp,
> which may or may not be of interest to the customers:
> - ADK's

This may be somewhat emulated with GPG (mandated encrypt-to)
> - split-key / shared-key capablilty
> (this happens to be nice and useful
> any chance for a 'feature request' :-)  ?  )

I once thought of implementing this over gpg -- but it is notrivial to
do it right and really it is a specialized application somewhat
requiring a dedicated machine trusted by all the untrusting parties,
to operate.


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