• Subject: Re: Cryptography in tn5250
  • From: "Barry L. Kline" <blkline@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 10:18:46 -0400
  • Organization: B. L. Kline and Associates

Hi Jason...

I was wondering if anything ever happened along these lines?  Can
tn5250 take advantage of the AS/400 SSL like the CA/400 product now
does?

Barry

"Jason M. Felice" wrote:
> 
> I'm watching the cryptography movement of the US government, and it appears,
> according to slashdot.org, that US citizens can soon export cryptographic 
>source
> code "without technical review" so long as the BXA is notified.  I'm not sure
> what the BXA is.  This is not yet final.
> 
[snip]
> 
> If we can work this out, I will have an OpenSSL-enabled 5250 client avaiable
> as soon as legally allowed.
> 
> -Jay
> 
> P.S. Last I heard, the RSA patent expires in February or March of this
> year.  Which means that if everything goes well, there is going to be some
> kick-butt free software real soon.
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