About the mod_ssl Project
The goal of the projectThe mod_ssl project provides strong cryptography for the Apache 1.3 webserver via the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols by the help of the Open Source SSL/TLS toolkit OpenSSL, which is based on SSLeay from Eric A. Young and Tim J. Hudson.
Derivation and LicenseThe mod_ssl package was created in April 1998 by Open Source Guru Ralf S. Engelschall and was originally derived from software developed by Ben Laurie for use in the Apache-SSL HTTP server project. The mod_ssl package is licensed under a BSD-style licence, which basically means that you are free to get and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.
HighlightsThe feature highlights of mod_ssl are the following:
Primary AuthorRalf S. Engelschall
CopyrightsCopyright © 1998-2002 Ralf S. Engelschall, All Rights Reserved.
Copyright © 1995-1998 Ben Laurie, All Rights Reserved.