nick at craig-wood.com
Sat Jan 22 04:30:07 EST 2005
Paul Rubin <http> wrote:
> Here's the message I had in mind:
> It came from someone who follows Python crypto issues as closely as
> anyone, and refers to a consensus on python-dev. I'm not on python-dev
> myself but I feel that the author of that message is credible and is
> not just "anyone".
And here is the relevant part...
"A.M. Kuchling" wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 11:01:08 -0800 Trevor Perrin wrote:
> > Are you and Paul still looking at adding ciphers to stdlib? That would
> > make me really, really happy :-)....
> No, unfortunately; the python-dev consensus was that encryption raised
> export control issues, and the existing rotor module is now on its way to
> being removed.
I'm sure thats wrong now-a-days. Here are some examples of open
source software with strong crypto
Linux kernel: http://www.kernel.org/
GNU crypto project: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnu-crypto/
<lots more here!>
Note that some of these are being worked on at sourceforge just like
Surely it must be possible to add a few simple crypto modules to
b) 'apt-get install python-crypto' works for me ;-)
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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