GPG.conf Cipher Preference

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Nov 11 18:40:20 CET 2008

Faramir wrote:
>   *If I am not wrong*, the preferences list would select the "most
> preferred" algo in _your list_ that can be decripted by the recipient

It can be succinctly described this way:

default-cipher-preferences is a feature.  cipher-algo is a misfeature.
Virtually everyone wants default-cipher-preferences.

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