Werner Koch wk at
Mon Dec 9 21:48:19 CET 2013

On Mon,  9 Dec 2013 18:57, nmav at said:

> Could libgcrypt and nettle share the low level algorithms so
> improvements on one project will be shared with the other? As it is now

Fell free to take whatever you need from Libgcrypt.  They both you the
same license me thinks.

> I think there is quite some duplicate effort being spent in making the
> two libraries faster and there is no much reason they couldn't be
> combined.

That is what free software is about, right?

> gnulib people will use openssl's libcrypto because it is faster:

And thus forcing the requirement for openssl exception on every software
using gnulib.  Funny GNU.



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