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Re: curl situation is intolerable

On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 02:05:23PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 12, Richard Atterer <richard@2005.atterer.net> wrote:
> > Folks, *please* consider to help with the implementation of the real
> > solution for libcurl4, i.e. several SSL backends to just one libcurl.so
> > "front-end", without installation conflicts, modular and compatible with
> > all licenses. See the second half of
> > <http://curl.haxx.se/legal/distro-dilemma.html>.
> I do not believe that it's worth the effort, there are no really good
> reasons to use OpenSSL in the long time.
> Development effort should be focused on fixing any eventual gnutls bugs
> (either in the library itself or in the libcurl glue).

Well, how much is "in the long run"? It could be years. Furthermore,
OpenSSL is simply much more popular, plus it will stay the "primary" SSL
implementation for curl upstream for the foreseeable future.


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