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Re: https://polarssl.org/

I notice that XySSL is used in Adobe Flash. I can see how this is going to play 
out... http://xkcd.com/424/


On 3 May 2013, at 07:39, Stephen Dolan <stedolan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Incidentally, PolarSSL is a fork of the (now unmaintained) BSD/GPL 
> dual-licensed XySSL. Not that I'm actually recommending it; the thought of an 
> unmaintained SSL library fills me with dread.
> Stephen
> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 1 May 2013, at 20:09, Dave Scott <Dave.Scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > We've talked a bit about SSL offload before (particularly to hardware). We 
> > could link one of these libs with minios and make a C SSL proxy using 
> > libvchan. Or we could a concept of a "process" to mirage -- perhaps one 
> > static process per vCPU -- and use inter process communication to 
> > communicate with the ocaml code.
> I'd really like to keep the SSL bindings outside of the main OCaml process, 
> so this is a good place to start doing so.  Also, it's a natural tie-in to 
> the actor library, as those communication channels are intended to either be 
> vchan (xenserver) or internal tcp (EC2, where we cant vchan).
> -anil



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