David Boreham wrote:
Stephen Frost wrote:
* David Boreham ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
Fascinating thread for the holidays. I found it interesting that
nobody has mentioned
NSS (former Netscape SSL library). It has its own bag of problems of
for me is potentially more attractive than GNU TLS. e.g. it has
and is actively under development by a software company with
It's also very widely deployed. I'm not saying that OpenSSL is bad
(it'd probably be my
first choice), just that there is another option besides GNU TLS.
Not sure what license that's under,
'NSS is available under the Mozilla Public License, the GNU General
Public License, and the GNU Lesser General Public License.'
I suspect most postgres developers and companies would like to keep
things as BSDish as possible. Dealing with a multitude of licenses might
be fun for some, but many of us find it a pain in the neck.
Also, do we really want to import the NSPR into Postgres? I suspect not.
Of course, the only thing that people are tripping over license-wise is
libpq. But I think we would want to keep that as lean and mean as
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