man page refers to "conventional encryption" -- does this mean symmetric?

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jun 2 17:55:58 CEST 2015

On Tue,  2 Jun 2015 16:43, dkg at said:

> I just noticed that a couple places in doc/DETAILS and doc/gpg.texi
> refer to "conventional encryption".  Does this mean "symmetric
> encryption" or something else?

Yes.  I changed it to read "symmetricc encryption with passphrase",

> More concretely, i'm assuming it refers to "SKESK[0]-prefixed SEIPD[1]
> packets".  Is this correct?




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