What do to about BitKeeper and the Linux Kernel

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Mar 29 11:56:04 UTC 2002

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002 15:52:46 +0100, Florian Weimer said:

> RMS does not want to have pervasive crypto in the GNU project because
> he fears that GNU distribution sites might be shut down if they offer
> crypto code or code with crypto interfaces.  Crypto code should be

I agree with him.  The American export rules are subject to change at
any time and some time last year we had been very close to this.  OTOH
that is not only acrypto debate as the WIPO "agreements" are far more


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