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Re: SSLeay - Whats the story...

On Thu Aug  3 23:45:04 1995: you scribbled...
> On Thu, 3 Aug 1995, Jason Weisberger wrote:
> > Maybe I miss it, but when did this arrive?  Is anyone testing it?
> You may take a look at http://www.psy.uq.oz.au/~ftp/Crypto/
> My initial enthusiasm has somewhat vanished when I've realized that a 
> free SSL implementation doesn't automatically allow to build a 
> Netsite-compatible server: without a certificate issued by Verisign on 
> behalf of Netscape Communications, Netscape Navigator won't talk to it.
> As SSL has some intrinsic points of weakness, I don't see the point
> of sticking to it to secure the TCP layer.

just wondering but...What are the intrinsic points of weakness?