Re: [Sam Hartman] Openpgp comments

nagydani@epointsystem.org (Daniel A. Nagy) Tue, 19 September 2006 23:31 UTC

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On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 06:55:32PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:

> I'm not against a SHA-256 or 512 based MDC.

This would make encryption/decryption measurably slower, for no benefit
whatsoever. SHA1 provides a comfortable security margin even taking all
recent developments into consideration.

-- 
Daniel