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Qt Cryptographic Architecture (QCA) version 2.0.3
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Date: November 27th, 2010
Website: http://delta.affinix.com/qca/
Mailing List: Delta Project <delta@lists.affinix.com>

Project Lead/Maintainer (2003-current):
  Justin Karneges <justin@affinix.com>
  (March 2007 - August 2007 under Barracuda Networks employment)

Development, Documentation, Unittests (2004-current):
  Brad Hards <bradh@frogmouth.net>

Special Thanks:
  Portugal Telecom (SAPO division), for sponsorship
  Alon Bar-Lev, for smart card and design assistance
  Jack Lloyd, for Botan and X.509 mentoring
  L. Peter Deutsch, for the public domain MD5 implementation
  Steve Reid, for the public domain SHA1 implementation
  Jason Kim, for the CMS Signer graphics


Install
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  For installation or compiling instructions, see the INSTALL file.


License
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  This library is licensed under the Lesser GNU General Public License.  See
  the COPYING file for more information.


Changes
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  New in 2.0.3
  - Bugfix release, forward and backward compatible with 2.0.x
  - Fix compilation when using Qt/Windows SDK

  New in 2.0.2
  - Bugfix release, forward and backward compatible with 2.0.x
  - Fix compatibility with Qt 4.5 when QCA::Initializer appears before QApp
  - Don't convert to secure memory when Hash::update(QByteArray) is used
  - Use configure.exe instead of configwin.bat

  New in 2.0.1
  - Bugfix release, forward and backward compatible with 2.0.x
  - Ability to build as a Mac framework (and build this way by default)
  - On non-Mac Unix, the pkgconfig file is always qca2.pc, even in debug mode
  - Certificates containing wildcards are now matched properly
  - DirWatch/FileWatch now work
  - Keystore writes now work
  - Don't delete objects in their event handler (prevents Qt 4.4 warnings)
  - Fix potential hang with TLS in server mode
  - Windows version can be configured/installed using paths with spaces


Description
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  QCA is a library that provides an easy API for a range of cryptographic
  features, including SSL/TLS, X.509 certificates, SASL, OpenPGP, smartcards,
  and much more.

  Functionality is supplied via plugins.  This is useful for avoiding
  dependence on a particular crypto library and makes upgrading easier,
  as there is no need to recompile your application when adding or
  upgrading a crypto plugin.

  In order for QCA to be of much use, you'll want to install some plugins.

  QCA was originally created to support the security needs of the
  Psi XMPP/Jabber client project ( http://psi-im.org/ ).

  API Documentation is located in the 'apidocs' subdirectory.


Have fun,
-Justin