Crypto lib

Zhanna Tsitkova tsitkova at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 10 12:12:35 EDT 2009

On Jun 10, 2009, at 11:46 AM, Sam Hartman wrote:

> First, I'm assuming that you are starting a discussion here and that
> you plan to write up a project proposal and send this through the
> approval process.
> I'm not sure that yarrow should be over the fense.  How strong of a
> cryptographic PRNG are people likely to have available in their libs?
> The last time I looked at openssl (a long time ago) it's PRNG was  
> kind of minimalist.
it was thought as a rand generator placeholder.
> Why OpenSSL?  I would have thought that NSS would be more attractive
> to your consumers.  I'm reasonably sure that's true for me with my
> Debian hat on.
This is a whole idea. One can consider "common-nss" as an additional  

>  I would have guessed that would be true for your other
> major consumers I can think of.  Can we get people who plan to use
> OpenSSL with this to step forward?

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