Subject: Re: Secure Shell now in mainline
To: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/28/2000 20:05:54
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:58:14PM -0400, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, why go with a completely independent implementation?
> > I'm pretty clueless, so I'd settle for a "just because".
> If I had to take a wild-assed guess I would say it is to not be based on
> the original ssh 1.x source, but a "clean room" implementation.
> This new implementation could potentially be 100% BSD licensed, etc.
The new implementation is cleaner, more modular (protocols, crypto
libraries, OS support, and authentication mechanisms), faster, and more
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>