updprefs command and changing key
expires2010 at ymail.com
Sun Mar 14 15:17:31 CET 2010
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On Sunday 14 March 2010 at 1:19:46 PM, in
<mid:699CD008-240B-4181-A157-552CBE241868 at jabberwocky.com>, David Shaw
> On Mar 14, 2010, at 8:26 AM, MFPA wrote:
>> Would "--disable-cipher-algo AES" add anything to
>> that? Or cause potential problems?
> Potential problems. If you have AES in your key
> preferences, but you disable it, you are telling people
> to use AES - but then not decrypting it.
> Basically, you can guarantee you won't encrypt to
> anyone using AES if you disable it, but this also means
> you won't be able to decrypt anything that comes to you
> in AES.
And if my key preferences and personal-cipher-preferences both omitted
AES, I'm not using AES anyway, so disabling it would make no
difference. Unless a sender is forcing that algo.
Is there anything the disable-cipher-algo option is actually useful
MFPA mailto:expires2010 at ymail.com
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
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