Re: [Crypto] Re: vs.
Sun, 20 Apr 1997 11:30:27 -0400

In message <199704190944.FAA04829@jenolan.caipgeneral>, "David S. Miller" write

> Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 11:27:12 +0200
> From: Olaf Titz <>
> We should specify an interface with which a loadable module,
> developed outside the U.S., could provide crypto functions, and
> other modules or parts of the kernel could elect to use them if
> available.
> Won't work, there are laws that say it is also illegal to export
> anything which "allows non-exportable crypto to be plugged in
> easily".

Doesn't that mean that almost any IPC is illegal then, since most of it
would allow easy plug-in of crypto? I mean, PGP is easily plugged in
via pipes to most mailers, so aren't pipes illegal by that definition?