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Re: GnuTLS for W32

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: GnuTLS for W32
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 20:03:00 +0200

> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:22:18 +0100
> > The addendum is "...and so GnuTLS is available to non-Emacs processes
> > too" which is something I did not consider carefully but your mention of
> > wget brought up.  We don't want multiple versions of the GnuTLS DLL all
> > over the place, that could be worse for security than a single outdated
> > version.  So the package.el install is not a good W32 solution to
> > deliver GnuTLS, after all.
> You are very wrong. For starters, MS Windows is not like most GNU/Linux
> distribution that use a system for keeping all installed software in
> sync. The wget example is a red herring. Sharing the gnutls dll is so
> wrong at some many levels that I wont start discussing it.


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