Re: non-US question
>>>>> "Christopher" == Christopher C Chimelis <email@example.com> writes:
Christopher> On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:
>> > Interesting: He just loggin in, so I guess he downloads the
>> source from > there (if it isn't on Pandora already), compiles
>> it there and leaves it > there, altough he 'works' from inside
>> the US. Will this qualify as > exporting? The crypto code won't
>> ever enter the US, unless he cats the > source on his terminal,
>> Apologies; I misread the original post. I would tend to agree
>> with you, Michael, but IANAL.
Christopher> Not sure if a lawyer was consulted before, but I
Christopher> tried doing the same using a machine in the
Christopher> Netherlands to build non-US and was told by the DPL
Christopher> (Bruce, at that time) that it didn't matter whether
Christopher> or not I looked at the code....I still couldn't
Christopher> upload the result. I really couldn't even "export"
Christopher> patches to the code (was compiling and sometimes
Christopher> porting packages to Alpha).
The law has changed since then. I think people would rather you not
use Debian machines to export software from the US. You can see the
response I got by looking at the archive of Debian legal for November