Add a first cut for a NEWS document similar to what other packages (mostly GNU

packages) provide.  The idea is that because of the large number of CHANGES
entries, this file summarizes the major changes for a brief overview.
Ralf S. Engelschall 25 years ago
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This file gives a brief overview of the major changes between each OpenSSL
release. For more details please read the CHANGES file.
Major changes between SSLeay 0.9.1c and OpenSSL 0.9.2:
o Support for Triple-DES CBCM cipher
o Support of Optimal Asymmetric Encryption Padding (OAEP) for RSA
o First support for new TLSv1 ciphers
o Added a few new BIOs (syslog BIO, reliable BIO)
o Extended support for DSA certificate/keys.
o Extended support for Certificate Signing Requests (CRL)
o Initial support for X.509v3 extensions
o Extended support for compression inside the SSL record layer
o Overhauled Win32 builds
o Cleanups and fixes to the Big Number (BN) library
o Support for ASN.1 GeneralizedTime
o Splitted ASN.1 SETs from SEQUENCEs
o ASN1 and PEM support for Netscape Certificate Sequences
o Overhauled Perl interface
o Lots of source tree cleanups.
o Lots of memory leak fixes.
o Lots of bug fixes.
Major changes between SSLeay 0.9.0b and OpenSSL 0.9.1c:
o Integration of the popular NO_RSA/NO_DSA patches
o Initial support for compression inside the SSL record layer
o Added BIO proxy and filtering functionality
o Extended Big Number (BN) library
o Added RIPE MD160 message digest
o Addeed support for RC2/64bit cipher
o Extended ASN.1 parser routines
o Adjustations of the source tree for CVS
o Support for various new platforms