Commit 2d709d95 authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Updated Nettle README file.

Rev: nettle/README:1.2
parent 542fd83e
......@@ -14,15 +14,15 @@ What is Nettle? A quote from the introduction in the Nettle Manual:
cryptographic libraries around.
Nettle tries to avoid this problem by doing one thing, the low-level
crypto stuff, and providing a @emph{simple} but general interface to it.
crypto stuff, and providing a simple but general interface to it.
In particular, Nettle doesn't do algorithm selection. It doesn't do
memory allocation. It doesn't do any I/O.
The idea is that one can build several application and context specific
interfaces on top of Nettle, and share the code, testcases, benchmarks,
documentation, etc. For this first version, the only application using
Nettle is LSH, and it uses an object-oriented abstraction on top of the
library.
interfaces on top of Nettle, and share the code, test cases, benchmarks,
documentation, etc. Examples are the Nettle module for the Pike
language, and LSH, which both use an object-oriented abstraction on top
of the library.
Nettle is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
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