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Re: [Nmh-workers] [patch] Exchange of MD5 implementation due to license

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [patch] Exchange of MD5 implementation due to license
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2010 09:40:12 -0500

On Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:36:59 BST, markus schnalke said:

> nmh currently includes the reference MD5 implementation of RFC 1321.
> Unfortunately this has a ``problematic'' license. I dealt with this
> for another software project and asked on the debian-legal mailing
> list where concerns were mentioned [0]. Therefore packages for Debian
> for instance would probably need to have the md5 code replaced in
> order to comply to their Free Software guidelines.
> [0] http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2010/07/msg00032.html

Does nmh work usefully on any boxes that don't have OpenSSL
available?  If not, can/should we just punt and use the OpenSSL

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