Update on KIO & KSSL

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Thu Sep 6 13:43:47 BST 2007

This is probably the best (safest) approach for now.  The only  
problem remaining is how to get app developers to put appropriate UI  
in place since SSL is very heavily dependent on a proper UI.

On 5-Sep-07, at 7:02 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:

> Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>> This is becoming a major impediment to further progress on KMail.
>>> What can we do to get KSSL development up and running?
>> Unfortunately, the answer is "find someone to do it". I don't have  
>> time
>> right now to write a complete API.
>> The best I can do is QSslSocket. So, if someone thinks QSslSocket is
>> inadequate, do something better, now.
> Here's a very early attempt at an interface using KSSL. It's the  
> result of
> a couple of hours' hacking.
> This requires one public function to be added somewhere in KIO to  
> start
> the encrypted connection. I haven't added that one yet.
> This compiles and links, but I have no idea if it works.

George Staikos
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