Re: Fixing the secret keys, and a small apology

"Michael Young" <mwy-opgp97@the-youngs.org> Wed, 05 September 2001 01:40 UTC

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From: "Michael Young" <mwy-opgp97@the-youngs.org>
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Subject: Re: Fixing the secret keys, and a small apology
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 21:20:39 -0400
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From: "Jon Callas" <jon@callas.org>
> * Change the String-to-Key specifier. The solution here is adding in the
> tag 254 to 3.7.2.1 and have 254 denote an improved S2K.

I concur with Jon's analysis and conclusion (favoring a new pre-S2K tag).

[It really has nothing to do with the S2K, though... it's the "pre-S2K"
byte, and it simply says that the encrypted data (that *follows* the S2K)
includes an MDC.  But I'll accept it whatever wording is used. :-]

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