Proposal for a Desktop Neutral Crypto API

Mike Hearn mike at
Sat Apr 2 00:23:39 EEST 2005

On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 13:30:47 -0700, Nielsen wrote:
> This DBUS API would allow any program to call desktop crypto services 
> regardless of what toolkit or desktop it's designed for.

Hmm, why is this a "DBUS API", which forces the use of IPC instead of a
shared library? I don't think using a separate process for doing things
like encrypting text blocks is wise from a performance perspective. 

I might have misunderstood the goals of this service though.

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