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Re: MIT has released PGP 2.6

You wrote:
The file net-dist.mit.edu:/pub/PGP/mitlicen.txt contains the following:

>2.  Software included in this compilation includes a feature that
>causes the format of messages generated by it to change on September
>1, 1994. Modification to this software to disable this feature is not
>authorized and will make this license, and the license in the
>underlying software, null and void.

	Thus is seems that all freedom loving individuals will be
forced to use version 2.5, which came with no such bone-headed

	Too bad the RSA license included in 2.5 was specifically
perpetual.  There was also no limitation that I saw on redistributing
2.5, except in regards to possible ITAR violations.


Adam Shostack                                    [email protected]

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