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Bug#378046: ITP: libmail-dkim-perl -- Create and verify DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) signatures

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Magnus Holmgren <holmgren@lysator.liu.se>

* Package name    : libmail-dkim-perl
  Version         : 0.18
  Upstream Author : Jason Long <jason@long.name>
* URL             : http://jason.long.name/
* License         : "Same as Perl"
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : Create and verify DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) signatures

 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) provides a method for validating an identity that 
 is associated with a message, during the time it is transferred over the Internet. 
 That identity then can be held accountable for the message. See http://www.dkim.org/

 This is a Perl implementation created by Jason Long of Messiah College.
 It performs signing as well as signature verification.

The library is largely based on Mail::DomainKeys. For those who don't
know, DKIM is a merge of Yahoo!'s [1]DomainKeys and Cisco's
[2]Internet Identified Mail. An IETF [3]working group has been
chartered with the goal of creating standards-track specifications.

Because of Yahoo!'s DomainKeys patents, they have made the following
IPR disclosure:


where they repeat the statement from [1] that they license the
Necessary Patent Claims under either of the DomainKeys Patent License
Agreement (v1.2) and the GPL v2.0. We need to determine exactly what
it means to license patents under the GPL.

[1] http://antispam.yahoo.com/domainkeys
[2] http://www.identifiedmail.com/
[3] http://ietf.org/html.charters/dkim-charter.html

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