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Re: RSA Patent Expired

  • From: Bill Fumerola
  • Date: Tue Oct 03 12:24:39 2000

On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 09:08:10AM +0200, Hendrik Visage wrote:

> > It does allow operating systems to ship with sshd enabled by
> > default[1] without having to worry about violating patents.
> 
> Then there are OpenSSH ;^) http://www.openssh.com
> which doesn't contain ANY patented/copyrighted algorithms 

OpenSSH uses RSA for ssh1, so it too benefited greatly
from RSA's release of the code into the public domain.

-- 
Bill Fumerola - Network Architect, BOFH / Chimes, Inc.
                billf@chimesnet.com / billf@FreeBSD.org








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