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Re: PGP Keyserver Synchronization Protocol
Tony Mione <mione@hardees.Rutgers.EDU> writes:
> Any reason for MD5? I understand the SHA-1 is longer. However, it is
> thought to be a stronger hash the MD5 at this time.
Yes it is longer and therefore increasing the amount of bytes to
exchange. I can't see a reason for a cryptographic strong hash algorithm
here - it is merely used as a checksum. MD5 is good enough for this.
Werner Koch at guug.de www.gnupg.org keyid 621CC013