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Re: Subject: Re: Legal issues in implementing OpenPGP
> From: Uri Blumenthal <uri@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Rich Ankney <rankney@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: ietf-open-pgp@xxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Subject: Re: Legal issues in implementing OpenPGP
> Date: Tuesday, May 05, 1998 3:56 PM
> Rich Ankney says:
> > You are, of course, correct. I should have said "implementation
> "Implementation trick" won't cut it either. "Implementation trick" would
> be something that takes input A, produces output B, but does that
> differently, saving time, memory, etc. But one would be able
> to do a "straightforward unoptimized" implementation that
> would take the same A and output the same B, possibly
> spending twic as many seconds. Easy.
> In this case however, we are talking about the DATA FORMATS. So if
> the "licensed" product uses point compression, and your freeware
> does not ('cause it's patented) - you'd have sweet time trying
> to interoperate.
> Do you see my concern?
Sorry; I get your point now. What about the new HP proposal for
"point compression"? I haven't done any research as to patent
> > I'll try to track down the letter ANSI got from Certicom about MQV.
OK. I Emailed Don Johnson about this. I'll try to get info on all of
the standards bodies they've sent letters to.
> Uri uri@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx