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Apache James Cryptographic Mailets
Release Notes
Apache James Cryptographic Mailets encode, decode, sign and
verify mail, together with related cryptology utilities.
They implement the Apache Mailet API (a framework
assisting the rapid development of email processing functionality
Maven 2 ( is used to build this project.
1.1 (In Preparation)
Is a JRE update release upgrading dependencies and code to Java 1.5
* Upgrading to BouncyCastle 1.43 from 1.29 adds numerous features,
resolves many defects and addresses some security advisories.
See for more details.
* The secondary Ant build has now been removed. Maven should be used
to build. The Maven build now inherits and uses the Apache standard
This is the first independent release of this code. Previously
it was shipped as part of the Apache James server (an advanced
mail server This release is
not dependent on that server but can be used in any Mailet
Cryptography Notice
This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in
which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import,
possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of
encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please
check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the
import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to
see if this is permitted. See for more
The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and
Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity
Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security
software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric
algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation
distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception
ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS
Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object
code and source code.
The following provides more details on the included cryptographic
This library provides high level crytographic operations
based on lower level crytographic libraries created
by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle (
Export classifications and source links can be found