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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is a TSU notice needed for software using javax.crypto?
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 18:01:57 GMT
On 20 January 2012 17:51, Santiago Gala <santiago.gala@gmail.com> wrote:
> My understanding of this question is that you don't need TSU unless
> you are implementing "providers" for the service APIs, i.e.
> cryptography algorithms, key exchange, etc.

That's not the way I read it.

I understood it to mean that *users* of certain kinds of crypto also
need to register and provide info in the README file.
For example, JMeter uses SSL crypto, but does not implement it.

But I could be wrong.

> Regards
> Santiago
>
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 4:25 PM, Nick Burch <nick@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi All
>>
>> One of the podlings I mentor, ODF Toolkit, is looking to implement the ODF
>> encryption and signing support. As part of this, they'd be using
>> javax.crytpo and java.security classes, but they wouldn't be implementing
>> their own encryption algorithms
>>
>> I've read through http://www.apache.org/dev/crypto.html a few times, and
>> some of the linked documents, and I'm not completely sure if a TSU is needed
>> or not
>>
>> Java itself is controlled by ECCN 5D992.c [1], rather than 5D002 which our
>> page talks about. Additionally, I'm not sure if importing and calling
>> standard Java encryption functions counts as "software specially designed ..
>> for the ... use of any other software on this list", either on the
>> encryption side, or on Java not being another 5D002 library
>>
>> So, does anyone know what the rules are for this sort of Java project?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Nick
>>
>> [1] Page 6 of
>> http://www.oracle.com/us/products/export/eccn-matrix-software-412042.pdf
>>
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