rsa 1024 bit?
Wed, 30 Aug 2000 21:40:27 +0200 (MET DST)
> Yes but you should buy a license to use this part of the code, becasue
> IDEA is patented.
Not that I care much about such patents, but I thought that software patents
are not possible in Europe. I recently signed an on-line petition against a
proposal from the EU that would make them possible. Can someone with more
juridical knowledge than I have please explain how it is possible to patent
IDEA in Europe?
Werner Koch wrote:
>I never forget IDEA. But using the module available from the FTP
>server would infringe on the patent in most countries. Therefore it
>is not usable for most folks.
I really doubt most folks care.
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