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Documentation note User manual included and available in HTML format from
Full description Nettle is a cryptographic library designedNettle is a cryptographic library designed to fit any context: in crypto toolkits for object-oriented languages, in applications like LSH or GNUPG, or even in kernel space. Users need to keep track of available algorithms and their properties and variants. The algorithm selection process is dictated by the protocol you want to implement. Also, requirements of applications differ, so an API that fits one application well may be useless for another (which is why so many different cryptographic libraries exist). Nettle avoids this problem by doing one thing, the low-level crypto stuff, and providing a simple but general interface to it. In particular, it doesn't do algorithm selection, memory allocation, or any I/O. However, users can build application- and context-specific interfaces on top of Nettle and share code, testcases, benchmarks, documentation, etc.testcases, benchmarks, documentation, etc.
Homepage URL  +
Interface library  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords security  + , cryptography  + , library  + , cryptography library  + , crypto  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 2 August 2010  +
Name Nettle  +
Real name Niels Moeller  +
Related projects BeeCrypt + , Lsh +
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Revisionid 19,061  +
Revisiontimestamp 24 July 2013 10:55:57  +
Revisionuser User:Genium +
Role Maintainer  +
Security encryption  +
Short description Cryptographic library  +
Use library  + , security  +
User level intermediate  +
Version date 28 May 2013  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 2.7.1  +
Version status stable  +
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