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Re: Agree with PRZs MDC suggestion



Bodo Moeller <Bodo_Moeller@public.uni-hamburg.de> writes:

> Then why not dump plain ElGamal encryption in favor of DHAES (see
> http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/users/mihir/papers/pke.html), DHAES being used
> on whole messages, not just session keys?  (DHAES is basically ElGamal

We can't do this because the OpenPGP design allows for more than one
recipient and therefore we need a session key.

It seems that the whole MDC thread has come to an end and we drop it
completely? 

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