Subject: Re: Secure Shell now in mainline
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Collver <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/2000 05:42:33
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 08:05:54PM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> 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
Ben Collver -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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