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Re: Cryptographic software in main archive

On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 12:31:34PM +0100, Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 05:30:54PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > 	* Your initial upload should do as little as possible other than
> > 	  move the package to main. Uploads that do nothing but change
> > 	  the section: from non-US to one of the main sections will be
> > 	  approved fairly quickly.
> Shouldn't the new package also conflict with and replace the old -ssl
> package?
> Another question: In the future, how does the system know which new
> packages to send an export notification for? Does ftpmaster need to
> flag them manually? It might be difficult for him to tell whether it
> is needed.

All new packages require a notification to the BXA (crypto-or-not). This
may sound like overkill, but is the easiest method.

FYI, the original archive notification was some 440 pages, double-sided,
2-up. Pictures can be found at:


For those interested :)

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