Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Apr 2014 22:19 UTC, submitted by mlauzon
Privacy, Security, Encryption

Members of the OpenBSD project, already known for the OpenBSD operating system and related projects such as OpenSSH, OpenBGPD, OpenNTPD, OpenSMTPD, are creating a fork of the OpenSSL project, likely to be called LibreSSL. (OpenSSL and OpenBSD are completely separate projects with different people working on them.)

Apparently, the focus is not so much on taking OpenSSL into a completely different direction, but more on a massive code cleanup and long-overdue maintenance.

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RE[5]: Finally...
by gfolkert on Fri 25th Apr 2014 19:25 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Finally..."
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Linus ain't got nothing on Theo de Raadt.

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