PGP interoperability

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Jun 4 21:01:39 CEST 2012

On Mon,  4 Jun 2012 19:11, ben at said:

> Fair enough.  Most people I correspond with use GPG, I'll worry about
> it if I ever have trouble with someone encrypting to my El-Gamal key.

Not for a compliant OpenPGP implemenations.  From RFC-4880:

   Implementations MUST implement DSA for signatures, and Elgamal for
   encryption.  Implementations SHOULD implement RSA keys (1).  RSA



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.

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