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Use of SSL

From: Kallweit, Heiner <Heiner.Kallweit@commerzbank.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 09:47:28 +0200
Message-ID: <01EBDB2D6DFDD211A98200805FF50CF901188CDB@SV002871>
To: "'www-lib@w3.org'" <www-lib@w3.org>
Hi,

there seems to be some confusion about the use of SSL with Libwww.
At first: Install OpenSSL and the Gluecode.
Then insert the initialization- and termination-calls into your program.
(HTSSLhttps_init and HTSSLhttps_terminate)
SSL is implemented via filters for "https://*". So, if you add filters for
"http://*" you also have to add those filters for "https://*".
Then the use of SSL is, as Olga just said again, totally transparent.
You don't need code like the following (recently posted).
>    HTProfile_newPreemptiveClient((LPCTSTR)AfxGetAppName(), VERSION); 
>    HTProtocol_add("https", "buffered_tcp", 443, YES, HTLoadHTTP, NULL); 

Heiner Kallweit
Andersen Consulting
Received on Thursday, 18 May 2000 03:49:09 GMT

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