[Cryptography] Microsoft's new, free, crypto library dubbed FourQ

Ray Dillinger bear at sonic.net
Wed Sep 16 18:28:38 EDT 2015

On 09/16/2015 01:30 AM, Joachim Strömbergson wrote:
> Aloha!
> Henry Baker wrote:
>> And importantly, the code has been made public – it's available for 
>> download here – for others to audit.
>> http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/95a0a698-a4a7-4346-a0eb-d4bd3e7241ce/default.aspx
> The
> license for the library is a MIT license no less:

That's -- Highly uncharacteristic of Microsoft.  Perhaps
things are changing in Redmond.  Or perhaps it's just for
this library because someone  has finally convinced them
of the truth about security software being utterly different
than other software in terms of whether proprietary code is
an advantage or a hindrance.


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