Re: [OFFTOPIC]Re: FW: Crypto

From: Gregory Maxwell (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 18:59:07 EST

On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> Hey Peter,
> Related question.
> Since the patents have now expired for public/private key stuff held by
> RSA, do you know if anyone ported a PKI to Linux open sourced with the
> other crypto stuff? Is there a BSafe equivalent around now that you
> know of? If so, I can get my NDS clone out the door on Linux.

You are jumping the gun. They expire Sept. 20th 2000. (My birthday, so I
am sure).

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