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OpenSSL To Undergo Major Audit
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robrjay
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robrjay,
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3/16/2015 | 9:47:19 AM
Re: How about supporting OpenSSL
I agree it's an inictment of those that have used it withouth contributing. However, I thing it's a good thing it's getting an proper audit. The contributing organizations all have skin in the game now. It will benefit their businesses as well as general public in helping to make it more secure. We all win.  
Charlie Babcock
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Charlie Babcock,
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3/10/2015 | 12:28:13 PM
How about supporting OpenSSL
A bit of a rebuke to open source practices: "just doing it at night and on weekends" isn't going to cut it. A new worry is taking hold that some open source isn't maintained professionally enough. The answer might be to provide more support to the open source programmers knowledgeable in the code. OpenSSL, for all its widespread use, was getting about $2,000 a year in support in donations. That's an indictment of all those who use it without understanding its slender base of support.


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