[Help-gnutls] Re: GnuTLS vs OpenSSL vs NSS

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Thu May 3 18:04:44 CEST 2007

devel <dev001 at pas-world.com> writes:

> El jue, 03-05-2007 a las 14:03 +0200, Simon Josefsson escribió:
>> Hi!
>> I've created some tables with a comparison between common TLS
>> implementations.  I'm running short of ideas on things to compare.  Any
>> ideas or suggestions?  The URL is:
> Suggestion:
> Implementations of usable software. In this, I think that gnutls is less
> than OpenSSL, for example mod_ssl of apache. Vitality of projects that
> support GNUTLS, OPENSSL,...
> Lifetime projects.

I find it difficult to measure those things.  Any suggestion exactly how
a table measuring those things would look like?

> Critical bugs.

A list of published vulnerabilities may be relevant here...

> Support to hardware accelerator and other devices.

Adding it would be good.

> Lines of code.

I added a 'code size' Table.  The 60kLoc is for the core library.  I'm
not sure what a good way to compute kloc is for a project with required
dependencies...  Anyway, it is a start.


> ...
> Etc.
>> http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/comparison.html
>> What do you think?
>> Also, if you notice any mistakes, or know for sure the status on some I
>> put down as 'No?', please let me know and I'll fix it.
>> /Simon
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