Package: libnettle3 (2.0-2)
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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):
- Magnus Holmgren
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
- Homepage [www.lysator.liu.se]
low level cryptographic library (symmetric and one-way cryptos)
Nettle is a cryptographic library that is designed to fit easily in more or less any context: In crypto toolkits for object-oriented languages (C++, Python, Pike, ...), in applications like LSH or GNUPG, or even in kernel space.
It tries to solve a problem of providing a common set of cryptographic algorithms for higher-level applications by implementing a context-independent set of cryptographic algorithms. In that light, Nettle doesn't do any memory allocation or I/O, it simply provides the cryptographic algorithms for the application to use in any environment and in any way it needs.
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