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PGP 6.5.1 - word list and SDAs?

1999-07-07 02:15:36
It would have been nice to have had some specifications on _this_
list _beforehand_:

- What do the SDAs look like?  Not everyone is using the same
  platform, so documentation of the data format would have been nice.

- What's the word list mapping for fingerprints?  I think this
  should be published at least as an informational RFC, so
  third-party products can produce compatible "fingerprint

Thanks, tlr  

----- Forwarded message from Cody Brownstein <cbrownst(_at_)MEDIAONE(_dot_)NET> 

Date:         Tue, 6 Jul 1999 18:21:39 -0700
From: Cody Brownstein <cbrownst(_at_)MEDIAONE(_dot_)NET>
Subject:      PGP 6.5.1 has been released



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Cody Brownstein

PGP Fingerprint:
291B 5051 B97F 8B30 49F8  A068 15CF 26D6 E4DE 5291

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