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Re: [Xen-API] RFC: Shuffling xen-api-libs

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 02:00:30PM +0100, Dave Scott wrote:
> My local checkout shows it using xml-light2 to bridge to xmlm :/ Anyway
> I don't know much about RSS but this one seems a little small (96 LOC in
> my tree). Is it complete enough to use? I have no strong opinion about
> this, except I think it would be polite to avoid claiming the name "rss"
> in the global namespace unless it's complete enough.
> > > sexpr
> > 
> > Any reason not to use sexplib here instead of another hand-rolled
> > library? sexplib is pretty battle-hardened.
> It would be better to use sexplib, it's just a matter of time. First we
> still have to complete the xmlm upgrade and remove xml-light2 :)

As a very first step, how about renaming all the findlib packages to have
'xen-<name>' and then all of these rationalisations could be done as
people get time.

> > > stunnel
> > 
> > Massively useful to have this released as a standalone library. SSL in
> > OCaml remains a pain, and having 'one good way' to do it (e.g. use
> > stud or stunnel?) would be handy.
> It would be nice to have 'one good way' to do it :) Last time I looked
> this code was in a shocking state. We will probably improve it though
> since this one is really important for us. We might want to switch from
> stunnel to stud though ;) Maybe it should have a slightly more generic
> name like 'sslterminator'?


Anil Madhavapeddy                                 http://anil.recoil.org

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