[Pythonmac-SIG] Package Manager idea, adding a URL scheme

John W. Baxter jwblist at olympus.net
Thu Oct 9 20:34:24 EDT 2003

On 10/9/2003 13:24, "Ronald Oussoren" <oussoren at cistron.nl> wrote:

> On 9 okt 2003, at 21:43, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>   I think we could get away with including M2Crypto or PyOpenSSL with
>> (Mac)Python 2.4 since OS X comes with OpenSSL.  Actually, since OS X
>> is probably only salable in countries where OpenSSL is allowed, I
>> don't see how distributing any cryptography libraries with the OS X
>> version would be a legal problem.
> We could also use the commandline openssl interface (/usr/bin/openssl)
> to avoid including crypto code with Python.

This message reminded me...are we assuming installation of the "BSD
subsystem" when the user installed Mac OS X?  Sub question: is OpenSSL in
the basic installation or in that optional part that should [almost] never
be omitted?

Of course, if Python is in the optional area, then we're assuming its

Further:  don't answer (since you can't yet) but does Panther retain this


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