gpg manual

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Apr 29 14:07:09 CEST 2003

On Sun, 27 Apr 2003 15:39:50 -0500, John P Clizbe said:

> IDEA does not ship with standard GPG - the algorithm is patented.

> However, it is available with the "Windows tuned" GPG distro @
> .

Distribution of the idea modul along with GPG is a violation of the
GPL section 7.  Note that the actual reason to write GnuPG was to get
rid of the patent problems.

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