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Re: RSA md5

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: RSA md5
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 07:31:27 -0700
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On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 10:27:14AM -0400, Alain Magloire wrote:

> > We have discussed this some time ago, but haven't reached an
> > agreement: do we need RSA-copyrighted md5 module in mailbox?
> > I would like to replace it with FSF-copyrighted one we already
> > use in libmailutils. Any objections?

> The rationale:
> The FSF md5 is GPL, we wanted to allow any applications
> to be able to link with mailutils/mailbox/libmailbox.a
> without restrictions.

Given that there's another public version, we should be able to ask
bkuhn to permit relicensing the md5 code as lgpl.

I'm all about strengthing the copyright. =)

Jeff Bailey

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God answers: "Why not?"
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