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From Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <l...@samba-tng.org>
Subject Re: Legal issues, DES
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2001 13:36:47 GMT
these days, if you are in the u.s.:
all you need to do is send off an email
and a copy of the code in question to the correct
authorities.

that automatically grants authorisation to distribute
said code, under an open source license.

luke

On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 08:02:20PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Maybe a bit off topic, but are there still legal issues with
> DES implementations? I mean, if someone submitted a patch
> would it be possible to include des in apr-util/crypto, or
> would this be problematic. DES is still in use in a variety
> of things, so providing the functionality wouldn't be that
> strange I think.
> 
> Thoughts anyone,
> 
> Sander

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