Re: [Crypto] Re: vs.

Raul Miller (
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 10:20:07 -0400

On Apr 18, Joshua E. Hill wrote
> Purely from a crypto regulation standpoint, we were better off when
> Linus was in Finland. If we ever do get strong crypto in the kernel,
> Linus won't be able to manage the kernel anymore... (or he won't be able
> to export it, or he will be a felon). As this is the case, I doubt that
> real crypto will be in the official distribution of the kernel anytime in
> the near future.

Unless Linus does like Dan Bernstein and sues the federal government. Of course,
that could take a while. [Then again, maybe he could join in on the current