Sep 21, 2017
Replacing OpenSSL with Libsodium
This article was published in 2017 about R&D work, which resulted in stable production release of Themis. Intro In our ongoing effort to make Themis work with different cryptographic backends, we've decided to try something more challenging than just displacing similar primitives. This time we decided to make Themis work on Daniel J. Bernstein’s cryptography, as it is introduced in NaCl. What if one day it turns out that Daniel Bernstein’s assumptions about the rest of the world are correct, and everybody else is a lunatic?