New user needs some help
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Thu Jun 5 18:55:43 CEST 2014
We've had this same discussion recently, i think on this very list.
please also review the archives.
On 06/05/2014 05:44 AM, Suspekt wrote:
> Am 05.06.2014 09:26, schrieb Cpp:
>> cert-digest-algo SHA512
> This will you incompatibility with many (I think all) versions of PGP.
> Maybe its not relevant to you if you mainly communicate with people
> using GPG.
The latest version of PGP supports SHA-512 just fine:
I haven't done a review of when that was originally introduced, but i
suspect it was years ago. If anyone knows the timeline for this, please
send a pointer to it.
>> C) What is the purpose of this line "sig-notation
>> issuer-fpr at notations.openpgp.fifthhorseman.net=%g" in the config file?
>> I can't seem to understand it. Why was it proposed? Is it compatible?
> I'm not sure about this option and I don't really know what it means.
> Just leave it out.
I suspect you got this configuration from
https://we.riseup.net/debian/openpgp-best-practices -- on that page,
there is a link to an explanation about it. you can read the rationale
for it here:
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