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RE: RSA Patent Expired
From: "Roeland M.J. Meyer" <rmeyer () MHSC com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 11:39:35 -0700


And as soon as they put in all the features that SSH1 has and can get a
functioning SSH2 client, I will do exactly that.

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Welty [mailto:rwelty () vpnet com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2000 9:32 AM
To: Bill Fumerola; Hendrik Visage
Cc: Bradly Walters; nanog () merit edu
Subject: RE: RSA Patent Expired



Bill Fumerola [mailto:billf () chimesnet com] wrote:
OpenSSH uses RSA for ssh1, so it too benefited greatly
from RSA's release of the code into the public domain.

except that nobody should be using ssh1 for _anything_ if they can
possibly avoid it. even the orginal authors of ssh are strongly
advocating
consigning ssh1 to the trash heap of computer security.

richard




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