Funding people who failed, to fail with more vigor?
Am I the only one, who thinks that funding a structurally failed enterprise is only going to yield more fail, more efficiently?
To be entirely honest, this whole idea is thoroughly sickening from my point of view.
The only way to fix OpenSSL is to throw it away, period.
More practically, though, a temporary ABI shim is needed -- and LibreSSL fits the bill perfectly.
In the long run, an API not designed by idiots is needed -- such as NaCl by Dan Bernstein: