[Announce] GnuPG 2.1.0 "modern" released

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Thu Nov 6 15:01:39 CET 2014

Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
    >   - All support for PGP-2 keys has been removed for security reasons.

Does this mean that documents signed decades ago with PGP2 can no longer
be verified?

If so, I guess this is a reason to keep GPG classic around for verification
purposes only.

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