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Re: SASL, TLS and SSLv3
> On 1 Dec, Jon Parry-McCulloch wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > Forgive me if this is not the place for this question, but I am trying
> > to find out at what stage the work is at to implement SASL and TLS/SSLv3
> > into OpenLDAP.
> > If someone is already working on this aspect then I'd be more than keen
> > to lend my assistance; if it's been done already, thewn I'd appreciate
> > pointers to where I can find it.
> > Many thanks
> > Jon
> As a non-US citizen (a.k.a. a potential terrorist according to the US
> gov.), I am not sure if I could still download the software if it has
> encryption support. I don't really mind lying about whether I am in the
> US or not, but I guess somebody owning some server would be doing
> illegal things if he allows me to download.
> It seems a good idea to me to resolve any legal issues before
> incorporating encryption into openldap. Otherwise openldap wouldn't be
> open anymore.
> // Bart Hartgers <Hartgers@kfm1.phys.tue.nl>
> // UCE NOT wanted!!
I think this would be legal as long as the crypto libraries themselves
were not included. Eg. we're not allowed to let you download the DES
crypt library, but you can get it elsewhere, and that makes it okay.
Silly, but legal.