Commit 36c10de7 authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller
Browse files

Updated Nettle README file.

Rev: nettle/README:1.2
parent e997f88b
...@@ -14,15 +14,15 @@ What is Nettle? A quote from the introduction in the Nettle Manual: ...@@ -14,15 +14,15 @@ What is Nettle? A quote from the introduction in the Nettle Manual:
cryptographic libraries around. cryptographic libraries around.
Nettle tries to avoid this problem by doing one thing, the low-level 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 In particular, Nettle doesn't do algorithm selection. It doesn't do
memory allocation. It doesn't do any I/O. memory allocation. It doesn't do any I/O.
The idea is that one can build several application and context specific The idea is that one can build several application and context specific
interfaces on top of Nettle, and share the code, testcases, benchmarks, interfaces on top of Nettle, and share the code, test cases, benchmarks,
documentation, etc. For this first version, the only application using documentation, etc. Examples are the Nettle module for the Pike
Nettle is LSH, and it uses an object-oriented abstraction on top of the language, and LSH, which both use an object-oriented abstraction on top
library. of the library.
Nettle is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under 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 the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
......
Markdown is supported
0% or .
You are about to add 0 people to the discussion. Proceed with caution.
Finish editing this message first!
Please register or to comment