[Rubyinstaller-devel] Include OpenSSL?

Andrew Hunt andy at toolshed.com
Thu Jul 29 19:32:28 EDT 2004


On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 19:12, Jos Backus wrote:
> How much work would it be to include OpenSSL? Do people find this useful?
> For me it would make SFTP available out of the box.

IIRC, the problem is legal, not technical.  There are potential problems
with distributing SSL code in certain jurisdictions, and I didn't want
to get involved in any nastiness.

If I'm wrong, then by all means I think it should be included.  But as I
recall, there are issues...

thanks.

/\ndy



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