Beginner generating a new key

Jesse Cheung jesse200808+gpg-users at
Sat Jun 27 21:59:22 CEST 2009

Hi folks,  I'm just starting to learn about GnuPG. My question is: are there
any problems with 3072D/4096g keys?
  I chose 3072bit DSA2 a few days ago because I didn't want to be
constrained by 160 bit hash requirement of DSA. Given that DSA2 wasn't
available in the default menu, and the "news" (probably old, but I'm such a
beginner) I heard today that gpg will soon switch its defaults to 2048-bit
RSA, does that mean any potential problems with my choice of key types and

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