Order/changing of subkeys derogates compatibility!?
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon Dec 1 15:47:06 CET 2014
On 12/01/2014 04:53 AM, gnupgpack wrote:
>> 6.5.8 is about sixteen years old now and has many known security
>> problems. Please stop using it.
> (Yes, intended only for testing...)
You are testing a modern tool that aims to be standards-compliant
against an unmaintained, known-broken program that was out of date
before the standards were even settled. When you found an
incompatibility, you reported the problem against the modern,
That approach seems unlikely to get any fruitful results.
> First PGP version supporting WinXp has been PGP-8.x AFAIK.
> So I will test (yes, only testing...) new key compatibility with this still
> common spreaded version.
> But where to get old freeware version PGP-8.03/PGP-8.1 (release in
> Sym at ntec's freeware page seems to be redirected to shop:
> PGP-version history up to v10:
I don't know the best place to get copies of older, out-of-date versions
of this piece of proprietary software.
GnuPG-users is probably not the best place to find this information.
Have you tried speaking to anyone at Symantec about this?
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