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Re: [PROPOSAL] Allowing crypto in the main archive

Robert Thomson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 01:10:55PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > * DFSG free programs with crypto can be made and (re)distributed
> > >   from the US now, as long as you don't consciously export it to
> > >   one of 7 countries which are on a special blacklist
That's exactly what I would like to have: crypto software in main.

> > Of course that raises the question: What can Debian do to prevent export
> > to one of those 7 contries, and do we really want to do so?
> My understanding is that it's fine to be a passive contributor to distribution.
> So long as you don't mail a CD, cross a border, or force-feed to a mirror in
> one of the 7 victim countries, then you're fine.
Then let's do it.

best greets,

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