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From Hal Snyder <>
Subject Re: Fwd: 1.3.1 missing pgp signature
Date Tue, 28 Jul 1998 03:04:41 GMT
On Mon, Jul 27, 1998 at 06:16:01PM -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > I've been working under the assumption that the world will move to pgp
> > 5.x... and that's why I generated a key with it.  But Lars makes it sound
> > like we should stick with 2.6.x.  I don't understand.
> If the above is true, there is no win-win scenario.  If we sign with DSS
> keys, people using PGP 2.6.* won't be able to deal with them.  If we
> sign with RSA keys, people using PGP 5.2+ will be out in the cold.
FWIW, releases of BIND are signed with pgp-2.6.2.

I share Dean's frustration at the current mess, but reserve my expletives
for debates over software patents and crypto export restrictions.

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