Jørgen Lysdal j.lysdal at
Sun Jun 25 14:20:43 CEST 2006

2006/6/23, David Shaw <dshaw at>:

> Why?  You are the person making the signature here.  It's your choice
> what algorithm to use.  The recipient only gets to say "these are the
> algorithms I will accept".  Not "this is the algorithm I want you to
> use".  Outside of DSA2, GPG will always select an algorithm that is
> usable by everyone.  If all else fails, it's going to be SHA-1.

Because in my case, it is the recipient that wants to verify my Identity,
not the other way around. But i get your point.

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