Qt Cryptographic Architecture

Daniel Molkentin molkentin at kde.org
Tue Jan 6 18:18:01 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 06 January 2004 18:38, George Staikos wrote:
>> FWIW, i recently exchanged emails with the gnutls maintainer and we
>> briefly discussed how he would feel about the use of gnutls in KDE. he's
>> quite supportive and seems willing to provide expertise and consultation
>> to whomever would be doing the actual KDE coding ...
>    Not only is gnutls incomplete for KDE's purposes, but it's a huge waste
> of resources to rewrite SSL support in KDE at this stage.

But it sounds like a good idea to me for KDE 4.0. OpenSSL is a pain in the 
butt  (especially b/c wise as you stressed yourself several times) and GNUTLS 
seems to actively work on getting the remaining needed features implemented.

It would also end the licensing discussions.

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