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Re: Windows SSPI Schannel implementation ready

From: Yang Tse <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 23:35:45 +0200

Steve Holme <> wrote:

> I was tucked up in bed keeping warm as I'm really not feeling too good,

Get well soon.

> If we don't put anything in here then what will a programmer who is using
> ssl_version from the result of curl_version_info() get?

Aha!, real reasons for us to chew on.

Although man page claims it is only for OpenSSL...

As GŁn sugested "SSL-Windows-native" or "WinSSL" without version
number information.

But, only when actually using Windows SSL implementation. Unless I'm
wrong, that is when schannel is in use not simply when SSPI is used.

>> I still find no need to expose it in this new way which has been
> introduced.
> Why? I'm not sure if I have missed something but can you please explain what
> you don't like about it?

Mostly library version number given for a system library.

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