[cryptography] ElGamal Encryption and Signature: Key Generation Requirements?

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Dec 20 15:38:53 EST 2012


On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:00, adam at cypherspace.org said:

> probably is heading towards the computional in feasibility, so the only real
> chance is if people would communicate the p_i values (or the seed for
> re-generating them, perhaps.)

Actually GnuPG tracked those values up to version 1.4.1 in the
secring.gpg.  Thus it would have been possible to publish them.  During
these ~7 years there as never been a demand for them and thus we
eventually stopped storing them.


Salam-Shalom,

   Werner

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