On Sun, Apr 05, 1998 at 01:40:35PM +0200, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> >This is probably off the topic, but I was wondering what the difference is
> >between the international and "America only" versions of pgp are? Which
> >is better? Why? (Not that I am allowed to use the america only version -
> >I'm just interested in why there is a difference)
> The USA version and the International version use different algorithms in
> some part to avoid infringing American patents which are not recognised
> outside America. I don't think there is any functional difference.
Well, I know of two differences: The US version is slower, and it can
only handle keys up to a certain length (2048 bits IIRC).
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