DH/DSS vs ElGame/DSS?

Felipe Alvarez webmaster at felipe1982.com
Fri Apr 24 16:34:20 CEST 2009

> It's historical.  Back in the late 1990s, the PGP developers were
> offered a free patent license if they called it Diffie-Hellman.  Now
> that the patent has expired, though, it's a little hard to change
> their product without confusing a bunch of customers who would see
> their "Diffie-Hellman" keys suddenly become "Elgamal" keys.
> David
[citation needed]??

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