[Mono-dev] Adding privatekey support to X509Store

Pablo Ruiz pablo.ruiz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 12:49:15 EDT 2010

Hi Vladimir,

I didnt knew about this movements towards NSS but they look great, specially
part stating that NSS's FIPS 140 certification can be extended to the final
(if with some rules are taken into account). I'll take a look at NSS, as
this might be a
great fit for my proposal..


On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Vladimir Giszpenc <vgiszpenc at dsci.com>wrote:

> Hi Pablo,
> Your interest in improving Mono's CryptoServiceProvider offerings is
> very exciting.  Your experience seems to be leading you towards an
> OpenSSL binding of some kind.  May I suggest that you at least review
> other cryptographic providers like Mozilla's Network Security Services
> (NSS) or the Free Software Foundation's GnuTLS as well.  I lack your
> experience so will defer to your better judgment but I known that Linux
> Standard Base 4.0 [1], Red Hat and Fedora are actively trying to reduce
> the number their use of OpenSSL and converge on NSS [2].
> [1]
> http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org/article/lsb-40-the-cryptography-strategy
> [2] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation
> Cheers,
> Vlad
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