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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: ifdef APACHE_SSL
Date Sun, 06 Jul 1997 21:09:22 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> The other thing to consider is that, completely unrelated to the legal
> issues, a better abstraction would be good.  However, this probably has to
> wait for 2.0.  A good goal would be a completely abstracted setup so the
> SSL could be dropped in as a module.  If it is general enough, then there
> may be nothing to fear legally because they aren't crypto hooks, just
> anything hooks.
> Not sure if doing anything else for 1.3 would be good or not.

Aha ... it seems your memory of things that happened when you weren't here
isn't perfect ;-)

FWIW, one of the original motivations for abstraction (particularly protocol
abstraction) was the fact that you can't drop SSL in as a module.



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