Re: [openpgp] Deprecating compression support

Derek Atkins <derek@ihtfp.com> Fri, 22 March 2019 14:18 UTC

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From: Derek Atkins <derek@ihtfp.com>
To: Bart Butler <bartbutler=40protonmail.com@dmarc.ietf.org>
Cc: Andre Heinecke <aheinecke@gnupg.org>, Bart Butler <bartbutler@protonmail.com>, "openpgp\@ietf.org" <openpgp@ietf.org>, Justus Winter <justuswinter@gmail.com>
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Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:17:58 -0400
In-Reply-To: <87va0bxo50.fsf@wheatstone.g10code.de> (Werner Koch's message of "Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:19:07 +0100")
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Subject: Re: [openpgp] Deprecating compression support
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+1 from me!
Thanks, Werner.

-derek

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> writes:

> So what about this minor change:
>
> @@ -3322,8 +3321,9 @@ ## Compression Algorithms
>   100--110  Private/Experimental algorithm
>  
>  Implementations MUST implement uncompressed data.  Implementations
> -SHOULD implement ZIP.  Implementations MAY implement any other
> -algorithm.
> +SHOULD implement ZLIB.  For interoperability reasons implementations
> +SHOULD be able to decompress using ZIP.  Implementations MAY implement
> +any other algorithm.
>  
>  ## Hash Algorithms
>
>
>
> Salam-Shalom,
>
>    Werner

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