INN and md5

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Thu Apr 17 01:46:23 UTC 2008


Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:

> Seeing <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476186>, it
> appears that lib/md5.c cannot be used in a software which is redistributed.

Didn't we already have this discussion about how the people reporting this
problem are misinterpreting RSA's license?  It sounds extremely familiar.

> **  Copyright (C) 1990, RSA Data Security, Inc.  All rights reserved.
> **
> **  License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it is
> **  identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm"
> **  in all material mentioning or referencing this software or this
> **  function.
> **
> **  License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided that
> **  such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data Security,
> **  Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material mentioning or
> **  referencing the derived work.

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