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  • Google Announces The Tink Crypto Library

    Phoronix: Google Announces The Tink Crypto Library

    It's been open-source since its inception but is only being promoted now by Google: their Tink cryptography library that aims to be easy-to-use...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...le-Tink-Crypto

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    I want the crypto library to implemented in Rust, so it can be safe.
    C and other languages are too unsafe to trust with crypto.

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    • #3
      rust here, rust there. Let's rewrite the Linux kernel in rust. :'D

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      • #4
        Originally posted by cRaZy-bisCuiT View Post
        rust here, rust there. Let's rewrite the Linux kernel in rust. :'D
        And the userspace in Go.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by cRaZy-bisCuiT View Post
          rust here, rust there. Let's rewrite the Linux kernel in rust. :'D
          https://www.redox-os.org/
          linux addict, got the scars, the grey beard and the t-shirt.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by uid313 View Post
            I want the crypto library to implemented in Rust, so it can be safe.
            C and other languages are too unsafe to trust with crypto.
            Although it is true that Rust is a "safer" language, you can make it safe with C too, but it is more complicated, so people opt for the Rust option.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

              Although it is true that Rust is a "safer" language, you can make it safe with C too, but it is more complicated, so people opt for the Rust option.
              Sure, you can write safe code in C. For example, Daniel J. Bernstein could do it.
              But for far too many people, it is far too easy to shoot yourself in the foot with C.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by starshipeleven View Post
                And the userspace in Go.
                Combined with Electron.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Vistaus View Post

                  Combined with Electron.
                  Using Wayland.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

                    Using Wayland.
                    No, using Arcan.

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