[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox CA
Thank god there are still people that stick to and defend the GNU Gpl
From: Freedombox-discuss [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2013 1:52 PM
Cc: freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org; keith at sd-kvm.me4.it
Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox CA
On 09/12/2013 04:40 PM, Simo wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-09-12 at 15:13 +0100, keith at sd-kvm.me4.it wrote:
>> Gnutls may be usable as an alternative to Openssl.
>> It's already in Debian, new to me.
> What's wrong with OpenSSL that GNUTLS get's right ?
* Licensing that is not deliberately incompatible with the GPL.
* A sane and modern library API (granted, parts of OpenSSL are have these features too; most projects are mired in the horror, though)
* delegation of specific tasks to other libraries, rather than kitchen-sink agglomeration.
There are probably other reasons.