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Posted Feb 16, 2011 20:39 UTC (Wed) by madscientist (subscriber, #16861)
Numerically maybe not so impressive but there are some pretty high-profile users there.
The main point, though, is not how many applications use it but the fact that it's (a) correctly backward compatible, and (b) guaranteed to be available on all LSB systems. LSB has a bad rep but it IS a useful baseline that's very nice to rely on, for what it contains, and virtually every serious Linux distro supports it now.
Posted Feb 17, 2011 2:11 UTC (Thu) by jamesh (guest, #1159)
The main issue is whether the API it provides makes it as easy to integrate into applications as the OpenSSL API does.
Posted Feb 17, 2011 15:54 UTC (Thu) by lkundrak (subscriber, #43452)
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