Let's drop support for NSS!
lschiere at pidgin.im
Mon Sep 15 07:07:42 EDT 2014
On Sep 14, 2014, at 20:51 EDT, Peter Lawler <bleeter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/09/14 03:36, Mark Doliner wrote:
>> Looks like FIPS certification is mostly required by some parts of the US
>> government? Or is it more widespread than that?
> This would almost make me lean in the direction of 'it sounds like Pidgin-FIPS is commercial vendors thing which'd therefore make it (patches, compatibility etc.) their "problem".'
> > Luke Schierer spake unto us the following wisdom:
> >> I did not say *I* _like_ FIPS
> I didn't mean to give the impression you do. Apologies.
Yeah, I imagine that RH might well patch the NSS support back in. Not just for this reason, but for the unified crypto thing in another part of this thread. But that’s their choice.
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