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RE: Repost of CompuServe Position on Passphrases

From: Dan Simon <dansimon@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 10:58:21 -0700
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-92-MSG-960723175821Z-3795@tide19.microsoft.com>
To: "'John Macko'" <jmacko@nisa.compuserve.com>, "'Tom Weinstein'" <tomw@netscape.com>
Cc: "'ietf-tls@w3.org'" <ietf-tls@w3.org>
>From: 	Tom Weinstein[SMTP:tomw@netscape.com]
>I don't think we should be burdening an international standard with
>idiosyncrasies imposed by brain-damaged US regulations that will
>hopefully be repealed in the near future.
A rousing sentiment, to be sure.  Perhaps Tom would also like to propose
expunging those "brain-damaged" EXPORT cipher suites from TLS?  Or can I
assume that we all (or the rest of us, at least) recognize the
regrettable need for the standard to deal with unpalatable legal

				Daniel Simon
				Cryptographer, Microsoft Corp.

Received on Tuesday, 23 July 1996 14:03:35 UTC

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