Agreed. All a cert does is guarantee (if I can use such a word in the security realm) that the current host is who they say they are. If simple encryption is needed, just do that.
I use unsecured sockets in one of my libraries, but I encrypt the data before I send it, then decrypt it on the other end. Bob S On Jan 28, 2021, at 8:40 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>> wrote: Tom Glod wrote: > Wondering if it will be super hard to create certificate and make it > work on localhost sockets. Pardon my naivete, but what is the value of a secured socket in local socket comms? -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode