[PYTHON-CRYPTO] Existing python APIs

Michael Ströder michael at STROEDER.COM
Fri Feb 16 23:55:24 CET 2001

Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> >>>>> "AA" == Andrew Archibald <aarchiba at yahoo.com> writes:
>   AA> Hi, It seems like it would be useful to take a look at existing
>   AA> pthon APIs before attempting to design a unified one.
> Would something based on the Java crypto APIs make sense?  I am not
> familiar with them, except that I'm aware they exist.  Using the same
> API for Python would certainly make life easy for Jython users.

Yes, JCE was my starting point. I do not plan to reinvent the wheel
completely. :-)

> If people who are familiar with the Java APIs don't think we should
> use them, it would be interesting to know why.  Are there any lessons
> learned from the Java project?

Hmm, we should check out if there are any problems with intellectual
property rights.

Ciao, Michael.

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