[PATCH] MD2 for libgcrypt

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Sat Jul 24 08:51:47 CEST 2010

Stephan Mueller <smueller at chronox.de> writes:

> Is it necessary that the rights have to go to FSF? There is only one 
> additional file that has a special copyright. A lot of open source projects 
> have different licensing terms for different parts.

Yes.  The GNU project tries to minimize legal irregularities due to
different copyright holders.  In important cases we can make exceptions
but MD2 does not seem a good reason.

Writing an MD2 implementation from a public source like the description
given in Wikipedia does not seem to be a complicated task.



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