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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 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.
firstname.lastname@example.org / billf@FreeBSD.org