[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: tls, native TLS/SSL protocol implementation

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Thu Oct 7 00:23:40 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 12:29 AM, Christopher Done
<chrisdone at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 6 October 2010 23:26, Vincent Hanquez <tab at snarc.org> wrote:
>> I'ld like to announce the tls package [1][2], which is a native implementation
>> of the TLS protocol, client and server.  It's currently mostly supporting SSL3,
>> TLS1.0 and TLS1.1.  It's got *lots* of rough edges, and a bunch of unsupported
>> features, but it's humming along, and at each iteration it's becoming more
>> tighly secure and featureful.
> Wow, great! So might we be able to combine this with Network.HTTP some
> day? I am interested in moving away from C libraries (curl) to pure
> Haskell libraries, for a safer, richer Haskell ecosystem and for
> solving the interesting problems.
> Will you eventually add benchmarks?
> Reading this source code will be educational. Thanks.

The http-enumerator package[1] actually uses either the tls package or
OpenSSL as its backend.

[1] http://hackage.haskell.org/package/http-enumerator

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