Plugins and ASN.1
Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Mon Oct 2 18:15:38 EDT 2006
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 06:04:51PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> I don't know of a good way around this without opening some rather
> messy abstractions to the plugins.
1) Let the plug-ins provide their own ASN.1 DER encoding/decoding.
(Won't PKINIT implementations have to anyways, for dealing with BER?)
2) Open your ASN.1 library/converntions.
3) Accept code into your ASN.1 library that really belongs in the
I think (1) and (2) is best for now. Plug-in authors that choose (1)
might copy MIT's ASN.1 DER framework (avoiding symbol collisions, of
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