PGP: Pretty Good Privacy

Errata for PGP: Pretty Good Privacy

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page iii
changed the CA office's address to the list of cities

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
Printed
Page xxx and xxxi
updated the CA office's address and changed all the

"ora.com"s to "oreilly.com"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page xxx, xxxi
The following information was added to the preface

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Anonymous    Aug 01, 2000
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Page 19
para. 2, line 4: "PGP then decrypts the signature block using your

public key" changed to "PGP then verifies the signature block using the sender's public key"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
Printed
Page 25
Line 19, the words

"Simson's pulic key" now read: "simson's private key"

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 47
Figure 2-7: a dotted line with a key labelled K10 was added between

Bob and Dawn

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 72
para. 3, line 5: changed "numbersr" to "numbers"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 73
para. -2, line 2: "Patent number 4,200,700" changed to "Patent

number 4,200,770"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 83
para. 2, line 3: changed "LMI Erickson (a European

telecommunications company)" to "LM Ericsson"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 90
In the first line under the heading "Phil Zimmermann Meets Public Key,"

change "mathematics... are" to "mathematics... is."

Anonymous   
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Page 166
next-to-last para., line 1: changed "chose" to "choose"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 178
line 7: changed "Nobody knows me" to "Nobody knows my name"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 179
code sample 1, line -6:

Enter the new user ID: Simson L. Garfinkel <simsong@mit.edu> "Simson L. Garfinkel <simsong@mit.edu>" is now in constant width bold

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 190
in example 1, moved line starting with "Date..." so that it's

now line 2

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 193
code line 3: changed "9781565920989" to "pgp -ka"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 197
para. 1, line 1: changed "ASCII with Line Breaks" to "Text with

Line Breaks"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 202
code in the box, changed 1st "9781565920989" to "pgp -m"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 219
In the first paragraph in the sidebar, change "Snerfu" to "Snefru."

Anonymous   
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Page 225
In the middle of the page, right after "Notice that I don't

need..." is the verification example: unix% 9781565920989 text This now reads: unix% 9781565920989 text.asc

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 231
line 2 of text: changed "mail]" to "mail"; also fixed the

running head's format (it was set to be a left-hand page instead of right-hand)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 240
code sample 2, line 3: "Nobody knows me" changed to

"Nobody knows my name" (still in constant width strikeout font.) and line -2: added a "2" in constant width bold, so that the line looks like this: (1=I don't know. 2=No. 3=Usually. 4=Yes, always.) ? 2

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 242
line -3: changed "<simsong@mit.edu>" to "<simsong@acm.org>"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 252
code sample 1, line -3: after "Enter pass phrase:" added

"Nobody knows me." in constant width strikeout font.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 256
just before 2nd code: changed "This Jeremiah's" to "This is

Jeremiah's"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 278
line -2 on page: changed "ENCRYT..." to "ENCRYPT..."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 283
Change "VEBOSE" to "VERBOSE."

Anonymous   
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Page 286
para 3, line 1: changed "key MIT server's" to "MIT key

server's"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 286-291
changed every occurrence of "9781565920989-public-keys@pgp.mit.edu"

to "9781565920989.public-keys@pgp.ai.mit.edu" (for both upper and lower case.)

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 312
3rd line of def. list: removed the extraneous "I"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 321
line 2: changed "did" to "done"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 367
5th line from the bottom: changed "developed" to "develop"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 377
5th line from bottom: changed "Ptrotocols" to "Protocols"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 379
line 4: corrected spelling of "Compliance"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 387
col 2, line -2: changed "randseend" to "randseed"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 391
fixed the "prime numbers" entry: deleted extra line break and

made subentries indented one level instead of two

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 395
added the following to the end of the next-to-last para.

Whenever possible, our books use RepKover (tm), a durable and flexible lay-flat binding. If the page count exceeds RepKover's limit, perfect binding is used.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997