PGP5i supports RSA keys?

Mike Michael.Johnson at
Tue Aug 12 04:27:35 PDT 1997

? the platypus {aka David Formosa} wrote:
>As PGP5i will be outside RSA's patent reach (i.e. the patent is only valid
>within the US) will PGP5i support RSA keys?


All versions of PGP5 supports RSA for encryption/decryption.

PGP50freeware from MIT can not generate RSA keys, but the scanned version
gz> can generate both RSA and DSS/DH keys.

If you have PGP50freeware, you can still import RSA keys (from 50i or 2.6)
and use them, you just can't generate the keys.


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