Erlang SSL application status

Michael C Williams <>
Mon Dec 13 10:44:01 CET 1999


The fact that it doesn't contain any cryptography code doesn't
matter. I many countries, the fact that it makes cryptography
available is enough to cause problems. We really don't want to
get involved in this sort of legal hassle! /mike


On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Chuan-kai Lin wrote:

> Greetings,
> 
> I was wondering that if the SSL application uses ssleay for all
> the cryptography operations, why it cannot be included in the open
> source release of Erlang?  There does not need to be any cryptography
> code in the package, as all we need is the hook to the SSL library,
> which should be perfectly exportable.
> 
> Could anyone enlighten me please?
> 
> -- Chuan-kai Lin
> 




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