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Re: pgp

Chris <chris@ormond.unimelb.edu.au> writes:

> 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)

AFAIK, the US version uses the original RSAREF implementation and the
international version a library called MPILIB. Otherwise using pgp in
the US would be illegal due to MIT RSA patent.  Read the
/usr/doc/pgp/readme.us and .../readme.1st files for more information.


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