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From Mike Walch <mwa...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Export control disclaimer in README
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:25:47 GMT
I agree that we fall under the "specially designed" category so the
disclaimer makes sense.  Thanks Billie!

On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 12:12 PM, Billie Rinaldi <billie.rinaldi@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The instructions say "PMCs considering including cryptographic
> functionality within their products or specially designing their products
> to use other software with cryptographic functionality should take the
> following steps." It seems like we fall under the "specially designed"
> category.
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 8:58 AM, Mike Walch <mwalch@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > The reason I asked this question is I don't see any crypto-related jars
> in
> > the binay distribution of Accumulo
> > and I don't think our source contains any cryptographic software. Does
> > anyone know of any case where
> > we include cryptographic software in the source or binary distribution?
> >
> > While Accumulo can be used with crypto libraries to encrypt data at rest,
> > it looks like we don't distribute
> > any cryptographic software so I would think the disclaimer could be
> > removed.
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 6:06 PM, Mike Drob <mdrob@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > We need it for the crypto libraries used for encryption at rest stuff.
> If
> > > you want to remove the disclaimer then you have to tear out those
> pieces
> > as
> > > well.
> > >
> > > Maybe this is not necessary any more with java 8 and changed default
> > > security policies? Would be good to check with Apache Legal before
> making
> > > changes.
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 10:01 PM, Mike Walch <mwalch@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > The Accumulo README.md[1] has an export control disclaimer. Does
> anyone
> > > > know the reasoning for it? Would anyone be opposed if it was removed?
> > > >
> > > > [1]: https://github.com/apache/accumulo/blob/master/README.md
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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