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Re: starttls?

Thomas Viehmann <tv@beamnet.de> wrote:
> Peter Palfrader wrote:
>> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Itai Zukerman wrote:
>>>Before I write a formal ITP, has anyone packaged the starttls
>>>  ftp://ftp.opaopa.org/pub/elisp/
>> What can this do what openssl s_client and/or stunnel cannot?
>> (also I think the binary and package shouldn't be called "starttls" if
>> possible)
> Well if it did monitor the protocol to add support for a "STARTTLS"
> command for daemons or clients that don't have that natively, that
> would be cool and the name'd be justified, but AFAICT it doesn't.

> Also, after 30 seconds of investigation it seems that the
> OpenSSL-GPL licensing concern applies. You'd probably want to see
> about sorting that out before doing a whole lot of work on it.

Personally I rather use gnutls-cli than openssl s_client, because I
don't need OpenSSL's myriads of options.
    cu and- no idea what the program in question "starttls" can do -reas

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