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Re: Using libcurl/SSL with in-core certificate - solved

From: Harshal Pradhan <>
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 17:33:46 +0530

Dan Fandrich wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 03:39:04PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Surely, other public projects have encountered exactly the same problem
> and have solved them somehow. It seems to me that effort spent now
> in solving this problem would be most efficiently spent in investigating
> one of those projects (whether Mozilla or others) with a reasonable
> philosophy of cert inclusion (including the licensing issues), and simply
> reusing their bundle. Effort spent up front in this would, if successful,
> save lots of ongoing effort in adding and updating certs.

Looks like Mozilla is currently in the process of drafting a formal
policy about their cert bundle. Now might be a good time to raise this
with them and get things clarified.

In case anyone does want to follow up with the mozilla folks, the
contact person is Frank Hecker(
and the place to ask is the netscape.public.mozilla.crypto newsgroup.

Received on 2005-09-02