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Original TLS Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Matt Newman <[email protected]>
TLS 1.4.1    Copyright (C) 2000 Ajuba Solutions
TLS 1.6      Copyright (C) 2008 ActiveState Software Inc.

TLS (aka SSL) Channel - can be layered on any bi-directional Tcl_Channel.

Both client and server-side sockets are possible, and this code should work
on any platform as it uses a generic mechanism for layering on SSL and Tcl.

Full filevent sematics should also be intact - see tests directory for
blocking and non-blocking examples.

The current release is TLS 1.6, with binaries built against OpenSSL 0.9.8g.
For best security and function, always compile from source with the latest
official release of OpenSSL (

TLS requires Tcl 8.2.0+, with 8.3.2+ preferred.  The stacked channel
implementation in Tcl was originally introduced in 8.2.0 (previously the
Trf patch) and rewritten for 8.3.2+ due to inherent limitations in the
earlier implementation.  TLS should compile with any stubs-capable Tcl
interpreter, but will require 8.2+ when loaded.  There are known
limitations in the 8.2.0-8.3.1 stacked channel implementation, so it is
encouraged that people use TLS with an 8.3.2+ Tcl interpreter.  These
modifications are by Jeff Hobbs.

Non-exclusive credits for TLS are:
   Original work: Matt Newman @ Novadigm
   Updates: Jeff Hobbs @ ActiveState
   Tcl Channel mechanism: Andreas Kupries
   Impetus/Related work: tclSSL (Colin McCormack, Shared Technology)
                         SSLtcl (Peter Antman)

This code is licensed under the same terms as the Tcl Core.