Monticello and https://

Frank Shearar Frank.Shearar at
Wed May 25 10:47:18 UTC 2005

Avi Bryant <avi.bryant at> wrote:
> On 5/25/05, Frank Shearar <Frank.Shearar at> wrote:
> > > *At some point last year I looked over the Cryptography package on
> > > SqueakMap with Martin Kobicek, who wrote VW's native SSL 
> library, and
> > > he said that most of what you'd need is there - so if someone's
> > > feeling ambitious...
> > 
> > Is there any particular reason why we wouldn't want to 
> write a plugin
> > talking to OpenSSL instead? I mean, I wouldn't dream of 
> discouraging a
> > courageous fellow from implementing SSL, but OpenSSL's been 
> around for
> > quite some time, and has been hammered on a great deal - we can be
> > reasonably certain that it's pretty secure. 
> That would also be good, of course.  But does OpenSSL build on the
> Acorn?  PocketPC? :)

Er ah yes. "Cross platform" does not mean "runs on Windows and Unix
clones". Still, for those OSes that support it, it's a better idea to
use OpenSSL. Maybe using that thingy Goran's just mentioned.


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