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

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Fri Oct 8 09:14:19 EDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Maciej Piechotka <uzytkownik2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 22:26 +0100, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
>> Hi haskellers,
>> 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.
>> I would recommend against using this implementation in a production system just
>> yet, or in an aggressive environment either (specially for the server side);
>> I don't think it should necessary fail, but it's still an early implementation
>> with probable API changes on the way.
>> [1] http://github.com/vincenthz/hs-tls
>> [2] http://hackage.haskell.org/package/tls
> 1. Could also callback in addition to handles be added?
> Like:
> connect' :: (ByteString -> IO ()) -> IO ByteString -> TLSClient IO ()
> Why:
>  - It allows to wrap it into Enumerators

It's entirely possible to wrap the current interface into
enumerators/iteratees[1]. That's how http-enumerator works.


[1] http://github.com/snoyberg/http-enumerator/blob/master/Network/TLS/Client/Enumerator.hs

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