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Wed Sep 12 23:06:23 CEST 2007
Robert J. Hansen schrieb:
> Apologies for the late reply to this--was cleaning out my inbox and
> found this, and couldn't remember whether I ever saw a follow-up
> explaining the issue.
> Thomas Hühn wrote:
>> When I create a new key and enter "pref" at the edit-key menu, I see "S9
>> S8 S7 S3 S2 H2 H8 H3 Z2 Z3 Z1 [mdc] [no-ks-modify]", that's exactly the
>> result without any personal-*-preferences setting in the config file.
> This is because these are two different kinds of preferences.
> Personal-*-preferences tells GnuPG what sort of algorithms you prefer to
> use, and in what order. Preferences on a key tell correspondents what
> sort of algorithms you prefer to use, and in what order. They are
> independent things, although you can make a strong argument that they
> shouldn't be.
Thanks for your explanation.
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