Re: Opinions on crypto-in-main
On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 03:44:05PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Given that I'm not a candidate, I don't think I helped you much. :) Just
> > trust that crypto-in-main is a done deal all on it's own at some point
> > in the near future, thanks in no part to myself (other than providing a
> > medium for the discussions and work). A future DPL couldn't make this
> > happen any faster than it already is.
> I'm confident that no further DPL could make it *faster*. But I do
> think that a DPL hostile to it could successfully cause it problems.
I actually doubt they could. It's currently in the hands of the lawyers
(who back it) and the ftp-masters (who are implementing it). The DPL
could actually not do much to stop it.
> > I'm just suggesting that you find a better discussion topic for the
> > candidates. One that doesn't have a known outcome, and is more
> > politically geared.
> Oh, I think there are plenty of other questions, and those will also
> come up. :) This certainly isn't the only or most important question.
/me has some good ones too :)
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