AES for GnuPG, on Mon Oct 2?

Dale Harris rodmur at
Sun Oct 1 20:18:14 CEST 2000

On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 10:00:36PM +0200, Florian Weimer elucidated:
> "[...] NIST has determined that potential users of the AES desire to
> have the AES available worldwide on a royalty free basis."

Sure, how often has a public "desired" something just to have their
government do something entirely different.  I won't hold my breath for
the NIST to do the right thing when it is part of the same government that
the NSA and FBI are a part.  But obviously things do sound encouraging.


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