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From: Cory Nelson (phrosty_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-02 05:19:13

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 1:42 AM, Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Sep 1, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Bram Neijt wrote:
>> I tried publishing an MD5 algorithm inside one of my programs as a
>> debian package, but there where problems with the licensing.
>> Please take care that the implementation is fully licensed and you
>> mention the right parties everywhere. I'm not sure how you should go
>> about this, but these are just my 2 cents ;)
> I didn't take the implementation from any of the MD5 sources lying around, I
> did a "clean room" build from the RFC's description. (They're all
> byte-wise, while mine is bit-wise [the only one, AFAIK].) I did use the
> RFC's sample code to get the values of the various constants. Do I need to
> have some sort of licensing with the RFC board; aren't they free for all?
>> On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 16:03 -0400, Daryle Walker wrote:
>>> I added Adler-32 code to the MD5 trial library at <http://
>>>>, if anyone would like
>>> to try it out and comment.

libtomcrypt has good public domain implementations for a ton of hash
algos - might be something to check out.

Cory Nelson

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