[gnutls-dev] GNU TLS usage

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos nmav at hellug.gr
Fri Jan 11 22:02:02 CET 2002

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 16:07:22 +0100 "Jean-Eric Cuendet" <Jean-Eric.Cuendet at linkvest.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just discovered GNU TLS and have 2 questions:
> - Is GNU TLS already used in some programs?
As far as I know gnutls is used in wmbiff and mutt.

> - Could GNU TLS be used in apache instead of SSL + certificate
No due to license problems. GPL http servers can be used
with gnutls.

> - If so, would a web server be trusted like if signed by verisign if I
> have its key signed and trusted in my key ring?
I don't completely understand. However gnutls supports X.509 certificates,
thus you shouldn't notice a different behaviour in the PKI.

> Thanks.
> -jec

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos
mailto:nmav at hellug.gr

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