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Re: compatibility with future PGP
> Technically, they never had access to v1, either. As I said
> in my first message, I've heard 2.5 has already found its way out of
> the US. If that is the case, then the non-US users have access to
> 2.5. If they do have access to 2.5, then could we discuss the
> technical merits of patching 2.5 v. patching 2.3?
> Benefits of starting with 2.3:
> * widespread use
> * no RSA code
> * faster?
> * clearly legal in the USA
> * single code base for future modifications
> Its my opinion that the single code base, developed outside of
> the US, based on 2.5, is the way to go. Patching 2.3 is worthwhile,
> but does not address all (potential) users of PGP. Patching 2.5 does
> (again, assuming that its been exported), and as such, I feel it is
> a better way to go.
Perhaps, but I think that many folks still do not have the answers
they are looking for -- primarily, can you use the secring generated
by 2.3 or below with the new (2.6) release, if you so desired?