OTR and general security stuff

William Ehlhardt williamehlhardt at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 12:33:43 EST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 12:37 AM, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:

> We could potentially drop support for either NSS or GnuTLS.  Having
> less code to maintain means development and audits can be more
> focused.
> This decision would require that The Chosen Library exist with a new
> enough version on all meaningful Linux distributions, be usable on
> Windows, not be deprecated, ideally have an active maintainer, support
> all desired functionality, etc.  I'm not familiar enough with the
> status of either project to be able to answer any of those questions.

>From (dim) memory: this has been discussed before, and the consensus was
that NSS was the best choice for The Chosen Library. I don't remember much
more, but hopefully I've primed someone's memory.
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