gpg 0.3.4, RSA, pgp5 interoperability

Robert Knop rknop at
Mon Sep 7 10:11:23 CEST 1998

> RSA is not a part of GNUPG due to legal reasons; but if you are
> allowed to use it you can get an extension module from the ftp site.
> > If I can't add public keys like CERT, SGI security, RedHat etc.
> > it's a bit hopeless trying to use gpg ....
> But RSA is patented and if you are in the U.S. you can't use it anyway
> ;-)

What RSA library does GNUPG use?  If it uses rsaref, then you can use it in
the US for non-commercial purposes.  (At least, as of the last time I
looked at the condition on the RSAREF library.)


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