[Pcsclite-muscle] 20th Anniversary of MUSCLE
corcordt at me.com
Wed Feb 21 03:51:11 PST 2018
I wanted to send a note and say that this year marks the 20th anniversary of MUSCLE.
It’s pretty incredible, actually. MUSCLE was started as the Movement for the Use of Smart Cards in a Linux Environment in 1998 originally as collection of open source device drivers for smart card readers. Over the years, things began to standardize such as the PC/SC API and CCID standards for USB readers. Ludovic Rousseau has been maintaining this now for over 15 years which is incredible.
I still watch the mailing list and read the messages and occasionally see some familiar names from quite some time ago. These days I’m working with a team of researchers at the University of Michigan on the open source zmap.io and censys.io projects.
I didn’t want to SPAM the list but I thought it would be nice to recognize the anniversary and Ludovic’s work all these years.
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