[cryptography] Is it time for a revolution to replace TLS?

Mansour Moufid mansourmoufid at gmail.com
Wed May 28 05:54:51 EDT 2014


On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 09:28 -0700, Tony Arcieri wrote:

> There's an entire class of memory safety bugs which are possible in C but
> not possible in Rust. These also happen to be the class of bugs that lead
> to Heartbleed-like secret leakage or remote code execution vulnerabilities.

It seems we've come to the programming version of the possibilism versus
"revolution or nothing" debate.  In politics anyway, the latter attitude
leads to nothing rather than revolution.




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