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Re: PGP 2.5 Beta Release Over, PGP 2.6 to be released next week
> In order to fully protect RSADSI's intellectual property rights in
> public-key technology, PGP 2.6 will be designed so that the messages it
> creates after September 1, 1994 will be unreadable by earlier versions
> of PGP that infringe patents licensed exclusively to Public Key Partners
> by MIT and Stanford University. PGP 2.6 will continue to be able to read
> messages generated by those earlier versions.
I suppose that it (also) will not allow upgrade inclusion of a secret
key created with these previous versions? If not, I can't imagine
many folks will be rushing to upgrade to 2.6.