ANN: Haskell Cryptographic Library 4.0.3
haskell2 at davidb.org
Thu Apr 12 18:18:26 EDT 2007
Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> Matthew William Cox wrote:
>> Why is it that we aren't focusing on putting together good bindings for
> It's all pure functionality, isn't it? Wouldn't it be better to
> write it in Haskell?
A common problem will be with performance. For some cases, this won't
be an issue, but when manipulating lots of data, it can be serious.
The reference C implementation of sha1 is quite a bit slower than the
tuned one in OpenSSL.
But, licensing with OpenSSL is problematic, since it is incompatible
with the GPL.
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