Static idea

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Dec 11 09:55:01 CET 2001

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 12:47:03 -0800, Ted Cabeen said:

> Does the idea.c at even compile anymore?  Last time I tried it, it 
> wouldn't compile.

There is no IDEA code on gnupg.{org,de} - only a README.idea:

Due to patent problems we do not keep the idea.c file any longer here on
this server.   If you are in a country where the distribution is allowed,
you might want to get it from its new distribution server; however we
suggest to avoid this algorithm entirely due to interoperability problems.

For information on the dangers of softwarepatents, please visit the website

The new URLs are:

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