Janusz A. Urbanowicz
alex at bofh.net.pl
Wed Nov 17 11:51:04 CET 2004
On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 10:00:10PM -0500, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
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> On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, Janusz A. Urbanowicz wrote:
> >Mhm, which part of: "This status message used to be emitted also for RSA
> >but this has been dropped after the RSA patent expired. However we
> >can't change the name of the message." you didn't understand? Hint:
> >backwards compatibility.
> yeah, i did notice that, but i was wondering if major version changes are
> a time to _sometimes_ break compatibility, if it's justified.
> i suppose it's not justified in this case.
Adoption of crypto is already very difficult from technical point of view
and there is no point in making this one step harder in the name of, yeah of
mors ab alto
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