GnuPG 1.0.4-1 + IDEA for Windows

Werner Koch
Mon, 18 Dec 2000 17:26:50 +0100

On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Florian Weimer wrote:

> There is neither a court judgment or allegation of patent
> infringement. Things may change quite rapidly as soon as he gets a
See the comments in idea.c - Ascom explicitly says that you have to acquire a license for nearly all kings of usage.
> patents--is common practice (even the FSF does it, see the networking
> code in GNU libc, and GnuPG's crypto algorithms except Rijndael are
Patented networking code in libc? I don't know of any patent and I have never heard that someone claims that libc uses a patent them. There are no patents on any GnuPG crypto code which are not allowed by the GPL. In fact that was the reason GnuPG has been written. Werner -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to