GnuPG and RSA/IDEA extensions
smurf at noris.net
Wed Feb 17 02:47:57 CET 1999
> The GPL prohibits distribution of non-free patented software, but not
> *hooks* to it. U.S. people can obtain the patented RSAREF implementation
> themselves if GnuPG came with the hooks, like SSH does.
GnuPG comes with the hooks for a generic implementation.
Hacking the existing RSA code to call RSAREF instead of computing the stuff
for itself is left as an exercise to the reader -- since I'm outside the US
and couldn't care less anyway, _I_ am not going to do it. ;-)
Matthias Urlichs | noris network GmbH | smurf at noris.de | ICQ: 20193661
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