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I have a historical question. PGP has been around since 1991-ish. At that time, there were still some 8086 kicking around. How long would it take generate a 1024 bit (or whatever the 1991 standard was) asymmetric key on something like an 8086?
Generating a 1024-bit PGP key with PGP 2.6.3ia on a (double-speed) HP 200LX (80186 cpu) takes about fifteen minutes.