SSH Agent keys >4096 bit?
dougb at dougbarton.us
Fri May 4 16:59:56 CEST 2012
On 05/04/2012 01:45 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Fri, 4 May 2012 03:03, John at enigmail.net said:
>> I suspect WK has ECC ready to go in both GnuPG 1.4 and 2.0 as soon as the ID
>> is approved. I know it's already present in the 2.1 beta code.
> No, we don't plan to port it back to 1.4. It will actually take years
> until ECC keys are in wide use and by then 2.1 will be the stable
> release. I even hope to declare 2.1 stable sometime this year.
I hope you reconsider backporting ECC to 1.4. Given some of the changes
you've announced for 2.1 I think there are a non-trivial number of users
who will be dropping 2.x altogether.
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