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Re: [Ledger] AGENDA - Community Call - Wed 24 August - 3pm UTC

From: Yaron Sheffer <yaronf.ietf@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:31:10 +0300
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>, Interledger Mailing List - IETF <ledger@ietf.org>
Message-ID: <58fa64dd-bccb-e42c-0f5b-b2c847a2d7c6@gmail.com>
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> - Plan to encapsulate most of it in ilp-core, so everyone else doesn't 
> have to worry about it.
> - We had previously thought that we would reimplement ILP in every 
> language. Now adopted a more nuanced view - need implementations in 
> JavaScript (browsers, web), C (support most languages through 
> bindings; embedded systems), Java (to support JVM), C# (to support 
> .NET), Python (large amount of interest). But not much more for now.
> - Javascript and Java have started on GitHub looking for others
>
>
Hi Adrian,

C is notoriously unsuitable for security-sensitive code. As an outside 
observer, I would suggest that you look at alternatives. My favorite 
would be Go with a thin C shim on top. A more realistic alternative 
would be C++ with a C interface.

Thanks,
     Yaron
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