[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: RSA md5
Re: RSA md5
Tue, 3 Sep 2002 11:46:17 -0400 (EDT)
> Alain wrote:
> > 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.
> I understand that, but the RSA's license is not compatible with either
> GPL or LGPL.
Ok. I did not read the license very carefully.
> Jeff answered:
> > Given that there's another public version, we should be able to ask
> That's just what I wanted to say: there exists a public-domain
> version of md5. It would be much better to use it instead. Just
> in case, here's the snippet from its header:
> * This code implements the MD5 message-digest algorithm.
> * The algorithm is due to Ron Rivest. This code was
> * written by Colin Plumb in 1993, no copyright is claimed.
> * This code is in the public domain; do with it what you wish.
We want this one. If the FSF changes the md5-fsf, we could change later.
- RSA md5, Sergey Poznyakoff, 2002/09/03
- Re: RSA md5, Alain Magloire, 2002/09/03
- Message not available
- Re: RSA md5, Jeff Bailey, 2002/09/03
- Re: RSA md5,
Alain Magloire <=
- Re: RSA md5, Sergey Poznyakoff, 2002/09/03