Hans-Joerg Hoexer Hans-Joerg.Hoexer@yerbouti.franken.de
Thu, 12 Dec 2002 15:08:27 +0100


On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 02:45:03PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> > In this case, I'm not sure.  RC4 is probably still considered a trade
> > secret by RSA (the company), and I don't think you can easily claim
> > that your code implements RC4.
> There is another reason that the name arcfour is sufficient: Other
> free tools use that name (e.g. ssh used to have rc4 support, still?)
> ...

the ssh protocol version 2 supports Arcfour and the openssh implementation 
provides Arcfour among 3DES, CAST128 and Blowfish.

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