Re: US government notification of new crypto package?
>> > which seems to indicate I need to update the US Bureau of Export
>> > Administration before uploading this package for the first time.
>> > Is this still a requirement?
>> IIRC the archive software (dak) does this automatically for every new
>> package (or every upload, not sure) whether it contains arms^Wcrypto
>> stuff or not so that Debian can basically ignore this problem until
>> the requirements change.
> So long as the upload queue continues to reside in the US, this is true.
> However, the current ftp team have made several proposals that seem to
> disregard this aspect of the crypto-in-main solution; I would recommend that
> any US-based developers who are concerned about compliance with US export
> regs be watchful for future developments.
What the hell are you talking about?
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