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From: Christophe Raffalli <Christophe.Raffalli@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlnet-0.95 released
Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> Am Die, 2003-02-11 um 16.12 schrieb Christophe Raffalli:
> 
>>Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
>>
>>
>>>The current distribution contains:
>>>
>>>- a mature implementation of the CGI protocol
>>>
>>>- an implementation of the JSERV protocol (AJP-1.2), can be used with
>>>  mod_jserv (Apache JServ) and mod_jk (Jakarta connector) to connect
>>>  application servers written in O'Caml with web servers
>>>
>>>- an experimental POP3 client
>>
>>With POPSSL or not (otherwise POP is totally unsafe, the passwd travels
>>uncrypted on the net !!!!) ?
> 
> 
> It supports at least APOP, which does not send the password over the
> net.

But APOP requires to store the passwd in clear on the server and many 
system administrators do not want to hear about that :-)

> There isn't an SSL library for OCaml yet, so I would be surprized
> if anyone could announce SSL. You can use external tools such as
> stunnel (www.stunnel.org), which would be sufficient for POP. The
> disadvantage is that do not have introspection into the details of
> the SSL connection from O'Caml code.

Thanks, I will have a look.

> Gerd

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