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From Mathias Bauer <Mathias_Ba...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: AOOo can't save passwort protected file
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:34:22 GMT
Am 19.09.2011 23:07, schrieb Pedro Giffuni:

>  Hi Matias;
> 
>  On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 22:06:56 +0200, Mathias Bauer 
>  <Mathias_Bauer@gmx.net> wrote:
>> Am 18.09.2011 06:10, schrieb Pedro F. Giffuni:
>>
>>>  Ugh ... nevermind, we already carry xmlsec !
>>>
>>> I guess we have everything to get rid of nss but we are not using it 
>>> right? Apache Santuario is interesting though.
>>>
>>> Cheers, Pedro.
>>
>> The reason why we went for nss when we needed AES enryption was code
>> quality. openssl was considered as badly maintained.
>>
>> Disclaimer: I just repeat what the engineer charged with the 
>> evaluation
>> reported. I didn't carry out this evaluation by myself.
>>
>  Thanks for the explanation.
> 
>  That might have been a valid reason then. The latest version is dated
>  from less than 2 weeks ago, so it looks pretty well maintained now :).
> 
>  Just a thought ... Perhaps we should try to make Apache OO *really*
>  Apache. I am now seeing so many nice things that other Apache projects
>  offer: Santuario, APR, pdfbox, Xerces/Xalan, Maven, etc. Just something
>  to consider (after 3.4).

Whatever external components are added: it should be avoided to use Java
components for code that is loaded on startup or for loading "normal"
documents. If possible, Java should be used only for optional
components/features.

Regards,
Mathias

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