GnuPG ElGamal Signing Key

Kevin Hilton kevhilton at
Wed Sep 17 05:03:55 CEST 2008

Although you would have to go to lengths to create an ElGamal signing
key (rather than a DSA or RSA key), is use of an ElGamal signing key
still considered to be bad behaivor?  The last article I read from
2003 suggested ElGamal signing keys (strictly different than ElGamal
encryption keys) had been compromised:

As a side note, are there any other possible algorithms that may be
used to generate a signing key other than DSA/RSA/ElGamal.


Kevin Hilton

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