AES for GnuPG, on Mon Oct 2?
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Oct 1 23:00:36 CEST 2000
Dale Harris <rodmur at piratehaven.org> writes:
> Personally, I think we'd have to see what the NIST chooses. If they pick
> something that is patented, then I would think that it would be prudent for
> GnuPG to ignore it, or have optional support. However if it was something
> that is open and freely available for use, then I'd think that GPG would
> support it, as long as it was deemed secure, and free of any backdoors.
"[...] NIST has determined that potential users of the AES desire to
have the AES available worldwide on a royalty free basis."
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