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From: Krishnaswami, Neel <neelk@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cryptokit: cryptographic library for OCaml
Sven [mailto:luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr] wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 04:02:14PM +0200, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> > My amateur, unfocused interest for applications of 
> > cryptography led me to implement the Cryptokit library of 
> > cryptographic primitives for OCaml, providing:
> 
> Mmm, what are the legal restriction related to this ? Is it legal to
> distribute it in france (legislation may have changed since 
> last i checked about such things a few years ago) ? Is it legal to 
> distribute it from an US based server (i think yes, but you would 
> need to declare the software to the NSA or something such).

I don't know about the details of French law, but in the USA 
there is no need for any review of open-source cryptography 
software, whether in source or binary format. 

See: http://www.bxa.doc.gov/Encryption/EncryptionRuleOct2K.html

-- 
Neel Krishnaswami
neelk@cswcasa.com
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