[Gpg4win-users-en] New user, some comments and quesitons/issues

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Mon Dec 11 16:32:31 CET 2006

Werner Koch <mailto:wk at gnupg.org> wrote on Monday, December 11, 2006 3:48 PM:

> On Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:48, sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se said:
>> What would "old" in this case be? Older than what version in short.
> IIRC, only PGP versions since 8.0 are fully OpenPGP compliant and thus
> I assume that they don't use IDEA anymore.  However if a key has been
> created with an older version, PGP won't change the algorithms unless
> you change the passphrase.

Thx, that's good to know. Maybe this is why I can't import a friends's
pgp-key. On thinking a bit more, he's been using PGP like forever, and it's
possible he created it with a really early version and then just reimported
the key  as new PGP-versions were released.

I'll ask and report back.

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