releasing LGPL version of opencdk?
nmav at gnutls.org
Sun Apr 13 19:01:10 CEST 2008
Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Timo Schulz <twoaday at gmx.net> writes:
>> Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
>>> Simon Josefsson wrote:
>>>> Regarding naming, on second thought, I think it would be better to avoid
>>>> having 'gnutls' in the name of the LGPL package since it would be
>>>> confusing if any non-gnutls projects to link with it.
>>> I also like the lite version better :)
>> I've to agree, that the 'gnutls' part might confuse user.
>> So it's settled, we use the 'libopencdk-lite' name :-).
> It seems the savannah people do not like project names that contain
> How do you feel about using 'freecdk'? This let us avoid the -lite
> suffix which is nice. Or 'minicdk'?
We also have another problem I found during my migration to generic
crypto functions. Since opencdk does crypto by itself it has (at least
the included version) to call the gnutls API generic functions also,
otherwise it will not be possible to completely offer a version compiled
with another crypto library.
For this reason I'd suggest to consider making it (the tiny part) a part
of gnutls. The generic API to use would be the exported gnutls _openpgp_
API. What do you think of this?
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