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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] choose one [x-net] || [security] for HARMONY-536 (JSSE provider)
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2006 12:18:35 GMT


George Harley wrote:

> I think you are right. The kind of information we would want to have in
> a Harmony cacerts file is available from CA web sites (e.g. Verisign and
> Thawte). Inclusion of Thawte root certs requires accepting their license
> which is available on the repository access page [1]. It seems pretty
> harmless (famous last words).
> 
> I guess that in order to build our own Harmony cacerts file we would
> need to retrieve the root certs information from each CA in turn being
> careful to check out the terms of any associated licenses.

Yep.  I'm looking at the license now.  It seems harmless, but there seem
to be small issues to figure out, such as if I (geir) accept the
license, how can the cert be included in an ASF product following the
letter of the law...  I'll take this as a problem to solve...

geir


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