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From James M Snell <jasn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: BouncyCastle IDEA patent
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2007 16:38:27 GMT
Good to know.

- James

Bill Stoddard wrote:
> David Jencks wrote:
>>
>> On Feb 21, 2007, at 12:38 PM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
>>
>>> On Feb 21, 2007, at 12:05 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>>>
>>>> Regarding Bouncy Castle, IIRC they used to include the IDEA
>>>> algorithm in their distribution and provided a one-off for Geronimo
>>>> to use to bypass the patent issue.  Not sure if that is an issue or
>>>> not for Tuscany but just a heads up.
>>
>> IIUC && RC the resolution to this is that we copied the
>> non-patent-related bouncycastle code into the geronimo-util module
>> because bouncycastle declined to produce an unencumbered release.  I'd
>> suggest that if you don't need the patented code you use the
>> geronimo-util jar instead.
>>
> Yep, that's my recollection as well.
> 
>> thanks
>> david jencks 
> 
> Bill
> 
> Bill
> 
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