[RC5] Deschall clients

Barry Nathan barryn at pobox.com
Sat Jan 17 09:33:29 EST 1998


Alfio Puglisi <puglisi at arcetri.astro.it> wrote:

>I read the file two times, and didn't find it. There is only
>a generic disclaimer.

>From the readme:

>**NOTE** The deschall clients will display a non-export banner upon
>startup.  This message may be safely ignored.  These are the original
>Deschall clients and the banner originated from before it was known
>whether or not such specialized clients could be covered under ITAR
>export regulations or not since they could not be used to completely
>encrypt or decrypt any message of length greater than a few
>characters.

This is complicated legalese-like wording that basically means "yes, you 
can run the client even if you're outside the US or Canada."

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