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[Savannah-hackers-public] Re: DSA Keys on Fencepost?

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: DSA Keys on Fencepost?
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 09:40:02 +0200

Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:19:03PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>> I changed the text (and the example key).
> "Please use only RSA keys, not DSA keys."
> Would you mind justifying this (aka {{citation needed}}) ?
> The education goal of Savannah means we don't give orders, but explain
> advices :)

Saying "please" is not "giving orders".
If you really want to justify it, one hint that RSA is superior
is that ssh-keygen's default key type is now RSA, not DSA.

I searched for "DSA vs RSA" and found the following thread.
It is compelling.  Yet again, it references Steinar Gunderson's
"some maths" blog posting:

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