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RE: RSA Patent Expired

  • From: Roeland M.J. Meyer
  • Date: Tue Oct 03 14:42:19 2000

And as soon as they put in all the features that SSH1 has and can get a
functioning SSH2 client, I will do exactly that.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Welty [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2000 9:32 AM
> To: Bill Fumerola; Hendrik Visage
> Cc: Bradly Walters; [email protected]
> Subject: RE: RSA Patent Expired
> 
> 
> 
> Bill Fumerola [mailto:[email protected]] wrote:
> > OpenSSH uses RSA for ssh1, so it too benefited greatly
> > from RSA's release of the code into the public domain.
> 
> except that nobody should be using ssh1 for _anything_ if they can
> possibly avoid it. even the orginal authors of ssh are strongly
> advocating
> consigning ssh1 to the trash heap of computer security.
> 
> richard
>