[Openvas-devel] Start: replacing OpenSSL by GNU/TLS
jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Mon Mar 26 16:09:56 CEST 2007
On Friday 23 March 2007 21:31, Norm Donovan wrote:
> One more question. Couldn't the authors of OpenSSL release a version of
> their code under GPL2? Have they refused to do this? It would
> certainly be easier to change one OpenSSL license than the licenses of
> hundreds of programs that use it.
I am pretty sure the OpenSSL guys do not want this. There is an
explicit mentioning of incompatibiliy with GPL. Many other products
have had the same problem discussed.
> Assuming they will not do this then I agree would make sense to replace
I fear so, but I see it also as a chance to review the code for secure
> Does the lack of FIPS certification cause any problems?
I leave this question to the US guys. AFAIKT, this does not concern
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