skipjack.c in contrib/do-not-use/

Roland E. Lipovits (Roland E. Lipovits)
Tue Sep 18 09:44:01 2001

Werner Koch <> wrote:

>> Could anybody give me a pointer to the reason why the module
>> skipjack.c is in a directory called "do-not-use"?
>Exactly for the reason, given in the name. I didn't want to remove
>tye file to avoid question " Hey, where is that Skipjack thing?".
A .../contrib/do-not-use/README.skipjack could help to avoid questions like mine, too.
>Skipjack is not standardized by OpenPGP and it is a *weak*cipher*.
That a good reason plus a very good one. This line would be a good content for a README.skipjack-file. Thanks, Lipo -- Roland E. Lipovits Vienna, Austria