Cipher v public key.
david.gray at turpin-distribution.com
Wed May 31 12:02:57 CEST 2006
> Sorry I may be missing the point but why does it now show AES or
> AES256 as a pukey?
>Do you mean "does it _now_ show" or "does it _not_ show"?
I meant why does it not show AES256 and also meant pubkey not
pukey. More speed less haste I think :-)
> Home: /SYS$LOGIN/gnupg
> Supported algorithms:
> Pubkey: RSA, RSA-E, RSA-S, ELG-E, DSA, ELG
> Cipher: 3DES, CAST5, BLOWFISH, AES, AES192, AES256, TWOFISH
> Hash: MD5, SHA1, RIPEMD160, SHA256
> Compression: Uncompressed, ZIP, ZLIB
AES is listed as a cipher, because ist is an algorithm for symmetric
encryption. It cannot be used as a public/secret-key algorithm (neither now,
nor in future).
Ok, thanks for the clarification.
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