From: Ralph Thomas (ralpht_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-13 17:43:00
The Adobe Source Libraries contain an implementation of SHA1
written by Foster Brereton and are available under the MIT license.
On 11/13/06, Andy <atompkins_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I am looking for an implementation of the sha-1 algorithm that I can use
> for the guid library that I am writing. Since I hope to submit this to
> boost, I need the sha-1 code to conform to the boost license requirements.
> I have found http://www.packetizer.com/security/sha1/.
> Here are the contents of the license.txt file:
> Copyright (C) 1998
> Paul E. Jones <paulej_at_[hidden]>
> All Rights Reserved.
> This software is licensed as "freeware." Permission to distribute
> this software in source and binary forms is hereby granted without
> a fee. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESSED
> OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
> WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> THE AUTHOR SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING
> FROM THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, INCLUDING,
> BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE.
> Would this license prevent the guid library from being accepted as a boost
> library? If so, does anyone know of code for the sha-1 algorithm that
> would not prevent the guid library from being accepted as a boost library?
> Thanks in advance,
> Andy Tompkins
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