1024 key with large sub key

Ben McGinnes ben at adversary.org
Sat Oct 7 16:52:34 CEST 2017

On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 07:19:10AM +0000, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed,  4 Oct 2017 22:29, rjh at sixdemonbag.org said:
>> Twofish became part of the suite of ciphers with PGP 7, and GnuPG
>> had to
> Back in 1998/1999 we were keen to have a 128 bit block cipher in
> OpenPGP.  The PGP folks and me discussed this and our bets were on
> Twofish as a very promising candidate for the AES competition.  Thus
> we went for that before we added AES 1.5 years later.

I'm surprised you all managed to get through trawling through these
histories of cipher additions without someone piping up with yet
another request to include the Serpent cipher.

Sorry Werner, couldn't resist.  :P

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