Default Encryption Fails for Down-Level Implementations

Caolán McNamara caolanm at
Fri Mar 23 15:25:57 PDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-03-23 at 13:37 -0700, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> Here is a message that I have just sent to ooo-dev about the silent
> switching to AES256 being an interoperability problem.  The
> recommendation is to stay with the only cross ODF
> 1.0/1.1/1.2-conforming encryption of "Save with Password" by default,
> while accepting the newer optional ones (including AES256) on input.

We backported to the LibreOffice 3.4.X series the ability to open the
AES256 default encryption of the later versions FWIW.


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