[2] cipher when viewing key prefs

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Aug 13 10:16:50 CEST 2014

On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:01, shmick at riseup.net said:
> i recently saw [2] listed as the last cipher in somebody's public key
> the key didn't specify 3DES neither - that goes against the RFC but how
> is that possible ?

2 actually is 3DES.  However it is not required because OpenPGP always
uses 3DES as last resort algorithm.



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