[Mono-list] Mono.Security.Protocol.Tls and Microsoft's CLR
Brent 'Dax' Royal-Gordon
brent at brentdax.com
Thu Oct 6 14:54:49 EDT 2005
I'm looking at writing a cross-platform (and cross-runtime) app in C#
which requires a TLS (SSL) socket. But in Microsoft's typical
fashion, they've omitted this from their .Net class library. It looks
like Mono.Security has a class to handle TLS connections, but I have a
* Does Mono.Security.Protocol.Tls do what I think it does?
* Is it one of the libraries covered under the LGPL? Are there any
licensing issues that would preclude me from distributing it to users
and using it with Microsoft's CLR? (Note that I haven't decided how
I'm licensing my code. GPL or another open license may be a
possibility, but I'm not sure yet.)
* Is the implementation Mono-specific? Are there technical issues
that would keep me from using it with Microsoft's CLR?
* Could this be handled by simply putting Mono.Security.dll in my
program's directory? Would there be any problem dealing with root
* If for whatever reason using Mono.Security isn't an option, does
anyone know of a library I could use for this?
Thanks for any advice.
Brent 'Dax' Royal-Gordon <brent at brentdax.com>
Perl and Parrot hacker (most of the time)
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