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D. Chiodo wrote:
>
> On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, George Byrkit wrote:
>
> > Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 15:53:41 -0500
> > From: George Byrkit <ghbyrkit@concentric.net>
> > To: submit-linux-dev-kernel@ratatosk.yggdrasil.com
> > Newsgroups: linux.dev.kernel
> > Subject: Re: your mail
> >
> >
> > Someone wrote:
> > > >
> > > > This is certainly one interpretation of the U.S. Export laws. Other
> > > > people have made other interpretations. Unless someone is a real
> > > > lawyer, and is willing to render a real Legal Opinion, people playing
> > > > net.lawyer is probably not a productive use of the linux-kernel channel.
> >
> > Not even true! Only a JUDGE can render a Legal Opinion. And it's
> > called a decision or verdict or whatever. A Lier can only tell you what
> > s/he thinks the 'Legal Opinion' would be, or would be if you retain the
> > services of that Lier.


I think you mean Lawyer, however they've been known to tell a big one
now and then ;)


>
> Anyone can have an "opinion"
>
> A lawyer can have a "legal opinion".
>
> Judges and Juries can have "findings", and "verdicts", which are the only
> thing that actually have any teeth of the above.
>
> >
> > And who has the money to try to go up against the UncleSam Legal
> > Department (Janet Reno and the DofJ and the Court of Supremes)?
> >
> > Regards,
> > George Byrkit


I got the Lucent Technologies demo release of Inferno this week. They
stated that the crypto was limited to 40 bits for export reasons. Would
it be possible to do this in the kernel? If that's possible, then the
user could upgrade the capabilities as needed. We need a few good
"Liers" on our side, huh;)



-James

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