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multiple message destinations

>From: [email protected] (E. Dean Tribble)

>Mail typically wants to get sent to multiple receivers, all with
>different private keys.  I vaguely recall that the way PGP works is it
>generates a symetric cypher key and encrypts the message with that,
>then encrypts the generated key with the public key of the intended
>receiver.   Is that how it works?

>Given that, it should be straightforward (and maybe it already does)
>encrypt the generated key with several public keys so you get one
>package that can be unsealed by any of several different receivers.

Yes, that should work. PGP doesn't do it, but it would be
straightforward to change it so it could.