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From (David Robinson)
Subject Re: MD5 Digest auth and other things...
Date Sun, 17 Mar 1996 15:15:00 GMT
>Date: Sun, 10 Mar 1996 21:59:10 -0800 (PST)
>From: Alexei Kosut <>
>On Sun, 10 Mar 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
>> > util_md5.c/util_md5.h: This is basically the md5.c file stolen from
>> >     NCSA httpd 1.5.1b3 (with proper attribution), modified to use
>> >     Apache's memory allocation routines. It has some MD5 utilities (hence
>> >     the name).
>> Are we allowed to steal things from NCSA 1.5???
>Dunno. But NCSA stole it from Spyglass, CMU and Bellcore, so... If it's
>not okay, I can rewrite it with code stolen from RFC 1321, which in turn
>is stolen from RSA. No original MD5 code exists, I don't think. 
>Everything's stolen from someone else :)

This doesn't make sense; I've _already_ incoperated the RSA code into
Apache. Why do it twice?

[N.B. I don't have access to your patches, so can't check on this]


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