Gnupg-users Digest, Vol 154, Issue 8
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Mon Jul 18 08:36:01 CEST 2016
> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:52:57 -0400
> From: "Robert J. Hansen" <rjh at sixdemonbag.org>
> To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> Subject: Re: Threefish cipher in GnuPG?
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> > Anyway, just out of curiosity, are there plans on including Threefish in
> > GnuPG? Or reasons why it hasn't been nor will be?
> RFC4880 has identifiers for the following symmetric ciphers:
> Unencrypted, IDEA, 3DES, CAST5-128, Blowfish-128, AES in three key
> sizes, and Twofish-256. Supplemental RFCs (5581) have added identifiers
> for Camellia in three key sizes.
> If you can get the IETF to release an RFC for Threefish in OpenPGP, it's
> very likely GnuPG will include Threefish support. But without that,
> it's very unlikely.
That was a straight and simple answer. Thanks!
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