[issue8998] add crypto routines to stdlib

Georg Brandl report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 19 12:32:22 CEST 2010

Georg Brandl <georg at python.org> added the comment:

> The license clearly states: "All advertising materials mentioning
> features or use of this software". Do you somehow disagree that base64
> is a feature of the OpenSSL library?
> http://www.openssl.org/docs/crypto/BIO_f_base64.html

That's funny. Do you think that if OpenSSL provided its own implementation of strlen(), every text that mentions strlen() needs to acknowledge OpenSSL? Do you realize how ridiculous that is?

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