[NTLK] [ANN] mbedTLS 2.16.6 for NewtonOS

Eckhart Koeppen eck at 40hz.org
Wed Jun 17 09:35:14 EDT 2020

This is amazing :)! The MP2100's are actually still moderately capable 
compared to the MCUs which mbed is targeting, and I guess having GCC 
enabled now would also allow some other software from the embedded world 
to be ported more easily.


On 6/14/20 12:40 PM, Paul Guyot wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am pleased to announce a port of mbedTLS 2.16.6 for NewtonOS.
> This library allows SSL connections and comes with a quick and dirty patch that allows IMAPS connections with Mail V.
> It was developed on Einstein and tested on a MP2100. The code was compiled for armv3 and could work on earlier devices. Please note that it requires quite a lot of RAM and I am not sure it would work as is on an eMate 300 or a MP2000.
> Theoretically, it should work with NIE 1.1 on a MP130, but lacking any such device I didn't test it.
> The binaries are available on GitHub:
> https://github.com/pguyot/mbedtls-NewtonOS/releases
> Documentation, especially for developers, is here:
> https://github.com/pguyot/mbedtls-NewtonOS/blob/master/README.md
> The source code is available as well, including source code of a test application that demonstrates usage with HTTPS and IMAP with STARTTLS.
> For the history of this port which originates from Pawel and Noah's Worldwide Online Newton Conference, I have just published a LinkedIn pulse article:
> https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diving-retro-computing-paul-guyot/
> Regards,
> Paul

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