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Re: Jigsaw and SSL

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 14:58:53 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Ingmar Krusch <nacht@novedia.de>
cc: jigsaw <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.20.9910181442360.19443-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Ingmar Krusch wrote:

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> Hi There
> Since this is my first post, let me introduce myself briefly:
> My name is Ingmar, I'm a software developer for an german sw-company
> located in berlin. I'm 25 and interestet in Partys,
> Client-Server-Programming and BeOS.
> Now my question:
> The FAQ (http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/Doc/FAQ.html#ssl) implies that the
> W3 distribution of Jigsaw does NOT include SSL. SLL is also nowhere
> mentioned in connection with jigsaw on their site (release notes,
> activities etc.) supporting this. Is this correct? Does the W3
> distribution lack SSL?

Due to the french policy, it was impossible to work on an SSL version of
Jigsaw. The IAIK code is mainly their SSL code with a wrapper to fit in
Jigsaw. This wrapper is quite small and works only with 2.0.1.
I updated it to work with 2.0.3 and up.
Their SSL work is supported, so is Jigsaw. It must be close to the real
thing then.
I have heard some people in this list talking about doing an
implementation of SSL in Jigsaw, using SSLeay (native code) but no news
from that point. I hpe that at some point another version will rise, as it
is always good to have different implementations.
Hope this helps,

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Received on Monday, 18 October 1999 08:59:44 UTC

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