what are the sub keys

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Tue Mar 22 21:56:56 CET 2011

On 3/22/11 4:05 PM, Jerome Baum wrote:
> Would you say those users would  be "just fine" with RSA-4096?

No.  As I said, large default keys have problems in the embedded space:
particularly, they do not work with smart cards, which are getting
increasingly important.  The previous generation of cards were generally
RSA-1K devices.  The current generation is moving towards RSA-2K.

I don't think changing the defaults to something that's incompatible
with smart cards is particularly wise.

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