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Re: Crypto consolidation in debian ?

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 07:20:55PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> The reason is that the kind of entities which require FIPS 140 probably
> also tend to require corporate vendor support, which we do not provide.

What is FIPS 140 and why is this important?

> If building a package with NSS instead of other libraries does not
> causes relevant negative side effects then I think we should do it to
> benefit from the improvements which NSS is receiving and to help the
> process.

No support for /etc/ssl?


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