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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Anywhere to go for a summmary of I/O filtering?
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 21:59:28 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> > integrated mod_ssl (perhaps even in 2.0 if the legal climate
> > is agreeable)
> 
> There should be no reason, provided rollout is no earlier than Oct,
> that this won't happen.  I believe the patent expires in Aug-Sept.
> The only critical aspect is export restrictions, and I don't know
> how the Apache group wants to address this.  mod_ssl is an imported
> module that we can't reexport, so the question may fall on out-of-US
> developers that want to host/support the product and build distribs.
> I suppose we can then use locus.apache.org to distribute to the US
> only, and point out the host site for out of US interests (provided
> we are only 'borrowing' a foreign distribution... even linking could
> get us in trouble, I suppose.)

We are taking advise on this whole question (and several related ones)
at the moment. I hope to have something to say on the subject in weeks
rather than months.

Cheers,

Ben.

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