[standards-jig] Refreshing the Thread: EDigest

C. Wegrzyn wegrzyn at garbagedump.com
Thu May 29 08:58:05 UTC 2003


Not that I mean to sound contrarian but there are SASL libraries for 
every language that I am aware of. They are out there for Python, Perl, 
C/C++. Support for JRE is out there too.

Chuck Wegrzyn

Dave Smith wrote:

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> On Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at 22:21 America/Denver, Matt Tucker wrote:
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>> BTW, I checked and there are quite a few options for full 
>> cryptography libraries in J2ME out there (MD5 and SHA1 included with 
>> encryption algorithms). So, I guess I don't see what would be hard 
>> about SASL then?
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> Well, believe it or not there aren't that many SASL libraries out 
> there in any other language -- only one I know of is only available 
> for C. This means that most people who want to support SASL in their 
> Jabber clients will have to roll their own SASL libs. Admittedly, this 
> may not be _that_ hard, but it is an additional barrier to entry.
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> Diz
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