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To: "Renato Salles" <rsalles,AT,rsnetservices,DOT,com,DOT,br>, "Eric M. Hopper" <hopper,AT,omnifarious,DOT,org>
Subject: RE: CRC32 - thoughts on Gutmann response
From: "James Yonan" <jim,AT,yonan,DOT,net>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 16:29:31 -0000
Cc: <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0309260342001.3642-100000@libra.rsnetservices.com.br>
References: <1064557595.7652.134.camel@monster.omnifarious.org>

> I'm not sure if a did read somewhere or did just imagine it, but is 
> OpenVPN a CIPE fork? Maybe it's time to "merge" or something? Is this 
> "possible"? I'm not sure but would like to listen to the oppinions coming 
> from the maillist  because i consider CIPE as a protocol and OpenVPN only 
> a software using networking facilities already well known as well the 
> cryptographic resources like TLS.

No, OpenVPN is not a CIPE fork, however the TAP-Win32 kernel driver which
OpenVPN uses on Windows is a fork of the CIPE kernel driver.  The kernel
driver provides the virtual networking facilities, and is not used for crypto
or security functions.

James


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