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bug#9113: 24.0.50; auth-sources: .authinfo versus .authinfo.gpg

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: bug#9113: 24.0.50; auth-sources: .authinfo versus .authinfo.gpg
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 18:50:23 +0900
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> I think we'll need something on top of EPA/EPG if we support OpenPGP
> packets with libnettle,

I don't think it is a good idea to expose full cryptographic functions
in libnettle into Elisp, simply because there is no real use-case for
them except auth-source.

If you really want them and you think your problem can only be solved
with that approach, I would rather suggest to add gpg-encrypt-simple and
gpg-decrypt-simple in C level, which generates OpenPGP packets but only
supports single fixed algorithm and parameters.

So, anyway, this topic is not quite relevant to EPA/EPG from my

Daiki Ueno

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