>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-openssl-dev@openssl.org
>[mailtowner-openssl-dev@openssl.org]On Behalf Of Kurt Roeckx
>Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 1:15 PM
>To: openssl-dev@openssl.org
>Subject: [PATCH] Remove old libdes support?
>
>
>Hi,
>
>Various places in the source say that old des support is going to
>be removed before 1.0. I think it's time to move forward.
>


What if others don't?

>I think we have 2 options:
>- Completly drop the old des support, including des_old.h
>- Drop the libdes compatibility, so that it's only compatible
> with older openssl versions, and people can still use the des_*
> versions.
>


How about option 3 - change the default to not include it but
leave the code still in there, then see how many people
squawk about old des support "missing" and get told to
set the flag to include it, then make a decision about
stripping it out completely, based on that.

Ted

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