Subject: Re: US crypto laws and NetBSD
To: None <W.Scheffbuch@ieee.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 02/08/2000 22:12:51
Would you have any more details on this and how it could affect
NetBSD crypto code?
On Sun, 6 Feb 2000, Wolfgang Scheffbuch wrote:
> The core team's consensus decision on how NetBSD should react in
> light of the apparently changed crypto laws is as follows:
> * Merge any salient code from crypto-us into crypto-intl, and maintain
> one code base for crypto, in a repository which is off-shore from USA.
> Deprecate crypto-us.
> Please direct debate on crypto issues: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Questions regarding the Project's stance: <email@example.com>
> After legal revisions from december 1998, you should not only make
> sure that the repository resides outside of the US, but also outside
> of the states governed by the security decision of NATO and some
> other states.