On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 8:21 PM, Brian Candler <b.candler / pobox.com> wrote:
> Robert Feldt wrote in post #1033780:
>> Long time since I was actively involved in Ruby community so would
>> like to get your up-to-date view of what would be the simplest way to
>> support secure (ssh-encrypted typically) client/server communication
>> via JSON between ruby scripts. I want to use encrypted JSON since some
>> of the clients might later need to be implemented in other languages
>> than Ruby and JSON is widespread. But other ideas/comments also
>> appreciated.
>
> If you've already decided you want to use ssh to handle the encryption,

I can't see that Robert has said this.  He wants SSL but not necessarily SSH.

> Many people just use JSON over HTTP/HTTPS - this is essentially the
> RESTful approach. You GET a JSON object from a particular URL; or you
> PUT or POST a JSON object to a URL, and get another JSON object in the
> response.

That would be HTTPS in this case.

Without knowing more I'd first look into OpenSSL and JSON
http://rubydoc.info/stdlib/openssl/1.9.3/frames
http://rubydoc.info/stdlib/json/1.9.3/frames

Kind regards

robert

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