Symmetric encypher with private key decypher

Alphax alphasigmax at
Tue Jan 23 05:25:27 CET 2007

Mikmorg wrote:
> I am looking for a way to use symmetric encryption on a day-to-day basis,
> using a key-file of some sort to decypher the file. I have decided that
> using my asymmetric private key in the following way was the best for this,
> using the following method:

I think I sort of get what you are trying to do here:

random key -> encrypt data w/ random key
   encrypt key w/ public key

... which is actually what GPG does with bog-standard public key
encryption! Or do you want something else?

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  Down with categorical imperative!
OpenPGP key:

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