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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: IDEA block cipher inclusion via the "bouncy castle" JCE provider
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 12:26:31 GMT

On Aug 30, 2005, at 7:38 PM, Bruce Snyder wrote:

> On 8/30/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <> wrote:
>> In Apache Geronino and dependencies like OpenEJB, (and probably other
>> projects at the ASF...)  we are using an external project known as
>> 'bouncycastle' ( , a fairly well known
>> implementation of crypto-related stuff in Java.
> How about asking the Bouncy Castle people for some advice on what to
> do? They're distributing the artifacts affected by these statements
> from MediaCrypt, what do they recommend to their user base regarding
> redistribution and use?

Well, that was the plan I had in mind (note, I sent this to license- 
discuss w/ a cc here...)

having an IDEA-free distro would be the best solution for everyone.


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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