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RE: DoD Security Clearance for Cygwin?
- From: Keen Wayne A Contr AFRL/MNGG <keenwa at eglin dot af dot mil>
- To: "'Nicholas Wourms'" <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 08:14:30 -0500
- Subject: RE: DoD Security Clearance for Cygwin?
I replied directly to Dennis. I know Cygwin showed up on an
"approved" list of open source tools that was circulated here
about a year ago. What was involved in the approval process
I have little insight into.
In a bit of irony / humor, I remember Cygwin being on the
list, but GNAT was not. Humor of a formerly DOD mandated language
not appearing on the list aside, the additional layer of
humor was that apparently noone had asked for it.
Sorry, my child go me up early crouping, and I have a weird
sense of humor anyway.
From: Nicholas Wourms [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 8:09 AM
To: Carter Dennis L Civ AFRL/VAAA; 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
Cc: Keen Wayne A Contr AFRL/MNGG
Subject: Re: DoD Security Clearance for Cygwin?
--- Carter Dennis L Civ AFRL/VAAA <Dennis.Carter@wpafb.af.mil> wrote:
> While I have heard good reviews on the capabilities of Cygwin, my
> security people are requiring an extensive analysis of the code
> before permitting it to be used on our machines.
> Has any DoD center already completed this security review so we
> don't have to reaccomplish it?
Perhaps Wayne would have an idea of this since he also works for the
DoD. Wayne, do you know what the word is on this?
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