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Date: Mon, 10 Jun 91 14:08:16 -0400
From: tytso@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Theodore Ts'o)
To: kerberos@ATHENA.MIT.EDU, krb5-testers@ATHENA.MIT.EDU,
Reply-To: tytso@ATHENA.MIT.EDU

The members of the Kerberos V5 Development Team at MIT are proud to
announce the first Beta release of MIT's implementation of the Kerberos
V5 protocol.  This version is available for anonymous FTP FOR US SITES
ONLY from ATHENA-DIST.MIT.EDU (, in the directory

This implementation of the Kerberos V5 protocol is copyright (C) 1989,
1990, 1991 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

   Export of this software from the United States of America is
   assumed to require a specific license from the United States
   Government.  It is the responsibility of any person or
   organization contemplating export to obtain such a license
   before exporting.

WITHIN THAT CONSTRAINT, permission to use, copy, modify, and
distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and
without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright
notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and
this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that
the name of M.I.T. not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining
to distribution of the software without specific, written prior
permission.  M.I.T. makes no representations about the suitability of
this software for any purpose.  It is provided "as is" without express
or implied warranty.

Export of the documentation is not restricted.

If you find bugs, please mail them to krb5-bugs@ATHENA.MIT.EDU.

kerberos@ATHENA.MIT.EDU is a mailing list set up for discussing Kerberos
issues.  It is gatewayed to the Usenet newsgroup
'comp.protocols.kerberos'.  If you prefer to read it via mail, send a
request to kerberos-request@ATHENA.MIT.EDU to get added.

Appreciation Time!!!!  Thanks to the members of the Kerberos V5
development team: Jay Berkenbilt, John Carr, Don Davis, John Kohl,
Cliff Neuman, Jon Rochlis, Jeff Schiller, Ted Ts'o.  Thanks to Dan
Berstein, for providing the replay cache code.  Thanks to Paul Borman
from Cray for writing the Kerberos v4 to v5 glue layer and the
Kerberos v5 subroutines for telnet.  Thanks to Bill Sommerfeld from HP
for commenting on early Kerberos interface drafts, suggesting
improvements in later coding interfaces, and finding and fixing many
bugs.  And finally, thanks to all of our Alpha testers for being brave
enough to try wading through green code.  :-)

			Theodore Ts'o
			MIT Information Systems/Kerberos Development Team

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