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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Redistributing bouncy castle providers
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 11:37:12 GMT
I think it's OK to keep it. It's written according to
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2246.txt

Thanks,
Mikhail

2007/9/18, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> > 2007/9/18, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> >> There is a discussion over at the incubator general mailing list (e.g.
> >> [1]), amongst other places, about the redistribution of BouncyCastle
> >> code from ASF machines.
> >>
> >> The crux is that we can't redistribute BC's IDEA implementation as it is
> >> subject to a known patent for which we don't have a grant/license.
> >>
> >> We'll have to change our current practice of publishing binaries that
> >> include BC unmodified.  The resolution seems to be maintaining a local
> >> copy of the BC JAR without the offending algorithm.  I expect we would
> >> have to unsign the JAR too when modified.
> >>
> >> Do we have any dependencies upon IDEA?  I see some references in the
> >> JSSE cipher suite code,
> >
> > Reference to IDEA?
>
> just grepping:
>
> modules/x-net/src/main/java/org/apache/harmony/xnet/provider/jsse/CipherSuite.java
> 107:    static byte[] code_TLS_RSA_WITH_IDEA_CBC_SHA = { 0x00, 0x07 };
> 157:    static CipherSuite TLS_RSA_WITH_IDEA_CBC_SHA = new CipherSuite(
> 158:            "TLS_RSA_WITH_IDEA_CBC_SHA", false, KeyExchange_RSA,
> "IDEA_CBC",
> 159:            "SHA", code_TLS_RSA_WITH_IDEA_CBC_SHA);
> 256:            TLS_RSA_WITH_IDEA_CBC_SHA,
> 417:        } else if ("IDEA_CBC".equals(cipherName)) {
> 418:            this.cipherName = "IDEA/CBC/NoPadding";
>
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>

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