why is CAST5 used instead of AES for seckey encryption?

Sam Smith smickson at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 17 17:56:57 CEST 2012

Curious as to why the encryption standard AES is not used to encrypt secret keys for GPG? 

It appears users have the option to use AES for sec key encryption, but it's not default. Do people generally change the cipher to AES when generating their secret key?
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