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Re: pgp in Debian: obsolete?

On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Henrique de Moraes Holschuh:
> > On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >> >> You don't need to make a second version of GPG; the IDEA module can be
> >> >> loaded dynamically.
> >> > Then the module would need to be in non-free.
> >> non-us, I think.
> >
> > non-free in non-us, actually.
> Why non-free?  The code is available under a DFSG-free copyright
> license.

The one I have here isn't, but if you have one that is entirely DFSG-free,
that's much better.

The whole issue with IDEA has always been the patents, anyway.  The
non-DFSG-freeness of the IDEA module (or of certain versions of it, anyway)
look a lot like an attempt of the author to protect himself from patent

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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