wk at gnupg.org
Mon Feb 24 14:35:02 CET 2003
On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 12:03:23 +0100, ecesena at libero it said:
> I'm studying XTR cryptosystem (www.ecstr.com) for my thesis and I'd like to implement XTR support for GPG as an "exercise".
XTR is patented and as such useless. Quite some time ago, I contacted
Lenstra and the Citibank to ask about the licensing conditions and
whether they consider to give a perpetual royality free license like
some other companies did with their crypto algorithms (e.g. CAST5) -
the answer was no.
> Then I'll implement the code in xtrelgamal.c...
> but then?
Register them in cipher/pubkey.c. You also need to assign an OpenPGP
identifier: 101 - 110 is reserved for experimental use; use one in
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